tube worms all in my sand?

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    jonsbabykake

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    i sucked up a bit of algae today off my sand bed and exposed 100s of these little tubes that are in the sand. i dont really see anything popping out of them and they dont retract when touched. this is a bad photo...

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    are these little tube worms?
     
    jonsbabykake, Feb 28, 2012
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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    Looks more like the start of cyano to me.
     
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    these were under regular green hair algae..the cyano i sucked up didnt have these under it so hmmm..its an aerial shot so it looks like dots but theyre tube structures. i have a better picture from my underwater camera i stuck in there but i dont have the proper media outlet for it lol
     
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    Zissou What about my dynamite? VIP Member

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    Probably just tube worms. I've had a few cut open my gloves while rubbing algae off of rock with my fingers.
     
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