fiji live rock with lots of creatures!!

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    donlankford Addicted Reefer

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    Yesterday i put five pounds of Fiji Live Rock in with the 15 pounds of lufa base rock. Today i found a brittle sea star (about an inch from tip of one leg to the other leg), aiptasia anenome (stalk about 1/2 inch wide), one stomatella snail (1/4 inch), and about five of these little little worms (1/8 inch and smaller). Ive watched the worms come in and out of this little dip in the rock top. One side also has what looks like a tube (3/4 inch long looks like its made up of sand) with a white tentacle that comes out ever so often and feels around then shoots back into the tube. What could that be and does finding all these creatures happen often or did i get the golden rock in the tank?
     
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    kill the aiptasia immediately, i recommend aiptasia x or joes juice. some people say boiling lemon juice intercetd into the nem. and others say to make it retract and superglue over it
     
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    1. microbrittle star, good guy
    2. aiptasia, treat as recommended above
    3. stomalla, good guy
    4. bristle worms, great member of your CUC
    5. I cant remember the name of it, but is a good guy

    These guys have probably always been in your tank and you just didnt notice until now
     
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    5. Spaghetti or peanut worm. :D
     
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    +1 to all the above.
     
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    +1 All
     
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    i have tons of spaghetti worms in my tank
     
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