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Old 01/11/2008, 06:02 PM
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Are bristle worms good or bad?

I just looked in my tank and found a pretty large bristle worm eating at the bottom. Should I remove it ASAP? It is a pinkish color.

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Old 01/11/2008, 06:31 PM
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Leave it alone. It's a good scavenger to have.
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Old 01/11/2008, 06:44 PM
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1 to 12 inches no problem.
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Old 01/11/2008, 06:57 PM
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Thanks. It is probably around 5 to 6 inches. It was 1 to 2 inches a month ago. Ill keep it in there until it gets to big.
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Old 01/11/2008, 07:45 PM
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The danger varies with the species, not the size. This article might help:

http://www.reefkeeping.com/issues/2003-04/rs/index.php
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Old 01/11/2008, 09:24 PM
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Here is an image below it is just a little piece of him. Thank you for the link. I will read it later on.


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Old 01/11/2008, 09:38 PM
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I have to agree with what has already been said...consider yourself lucky. Not all of us are graced with free cleaners!
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