Need ID on these things?

Discussion in 'Fish and Invertebrates' started by Klems, Sep 24, 2017.

  1. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

    Found these three little guys swimming in my fuge this morning...look like little snakes swimming laps across the cheato. Are they harmful or should I leave them in there? IMG_20170924_094900391_HDR.jpg IMG_20170924_094905290_HDR.jpg
  2. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    I'm pretty sure they're bristle worms. Some people don't like them but they're not harmful that I'm aware of. When I dip my coral and they fall off I get rid of them though.
  3. daddio

    daddio Supporting Member

    I dont know what they are but they dont look like any of my Bristle Worms. Also they appear to be free swimming at the surface? Possible fish fry?
  4. Jeremy Chew

    Jeremy Chew Guest

    epitokes. they will be active from moonlight. totally harmless. the spinning motion does freak my wife out though
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  5. If I look at that picture long enough, I'm going to start imagining them crawling in my soup. I think I am going to hurl...
  6. Jeremy Chew

    Jeremy Chew Guest

    Youtube "penis fish korea". My wife and I had that worm with hot sauce in Korea when we visited the fish market. I insisted we try that after watching a video. It was surprisingly common and not hard to find at the fish market we went to.
  7. that thing cannot be unseen......
  8. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

    Today I think I found their momma....should I toss or IMG_20170925_102020950.jpg keep it?

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  9. jepoy

    jepoy Supporting Member

    That's one creepy looking momma!

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  10. ashburn2k

    ashburn2k Webmaster

    Toss it

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  11. Klems

    Klems Supporting Member

    It has been tossed...
  12. JVU

    JVU Supporting Member

    Those “momma” pics were definitely a bristle worm, but I’m not convinced the first tiny snakelike ones are the same thing.

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  13. Jeremy Chew

    Jeremy Chew Guest


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