WTF is this?

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    fastrd400 It wasn't me! Moderator

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    I'm sitting at the computer. My 24 Nano is next to me. Out of the corner of my eye I see something strange. Not a fish, or an invert. What the hell is this thing?

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    I watched as it kept coming out and darting about the rock it was in. Though it never really came all the way out. I also saw it go up and bury it's face or whatever into a frag of zoas that are above it.
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Dude it's a peanut worm! Run for your liiiiiiiifffffffeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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    fastrd400 It wasn't me! Moderator

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    A what?
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    A peanut worm.

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    Peanut worm.
     
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    fastrd400 It wasn't me! Moderator

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    Good, bad or indifferent?
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Indifferent. They are a really common hitch hiker. They don't harm anything, but I'm not sure what good they do either.

    When I moved tanks, I had several release from their rocks in the buckets the rocks were in. Some of them were 10 inches long!! G-R-O-S-S!
     
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    fastrd400 It wasn't me! Moderator

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    yikes. Well if these two aren't hurting anything I wont try to get them out. Thanks Sarah.
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    You're welcome. Are you going to name it?
     
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    fastrd400 It wasn't me! Moderator

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    Ummm, no, kinda reminds me of genitalia as I watch it, and there are two of them.
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Hans and Franz?
     
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    fastrd400 It wasn't me! Moderator

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    LOL, okay!
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Yay! :mrgreen:
     
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    Hey Wade. Try one on a cracker! :rofl:
     
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    Actually,Peanut worms are right there with bristle worms as members of your CUC.:D They mainly feed on detritus and some types of micro algaes.
     
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    PRC Stop Quoting Me!

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    I laughed out loud....It was a hearty laugh.
     
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    I just found them in my tank too. But I dont know how you got a photo of them, mine must be shy cause as soon as I turn on the light they shoot back in there holes.
     
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