I have hidroids what do I do?

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    joshuashih1 Seahorse Owner

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    I have things on my live rock that look like tiny fanworms how do I get rid of them?
     
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    We'll need to see a pic of them to positively id them and give you an accurate answer.
     
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    They look like regular feather dusters to me.
     
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    so you dont think they are a problem these guy are very tiny
     
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    Feather dusters are good filter cleaners...
     
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    Yep, feather dusters are safe.
     
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    even tho these things are small they are fine?
     
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    They're mini feather dusters. Common hitchhiker. They won't harm anything in your tank and they'll come and go dependent on how much food is available for them.
     
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    I have things like snails but look like barnacles what are they
     
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    Is it stationary? Pics?
     
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    They look like stomatellas to me.

    And FWIW, try a site like photobucket for your pictures. Dropbox isn't really the best option for sharing pics here.
     
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    are they ok?
     
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    They're good hitchhikers.
     
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    thanks so much!
     
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    For sure.
     
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