Weird worm thingy??

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Hi All,

So I bought a new Button Polyp coral at the weekend and its been in the tank since Saturday - however it seems to have come with a hitchhiker living inside it.
Shortly after feeding the tank it comes out, probably 3 inches long!! really thin and I guess it is trying to feed - but looks like a yellow/black worm with tonnes of side legs I guess... I would probably akin it more to a centipede.

Does anyone know what on earth it is? It has not left the coral since being in there... The photo is not the best but its the best I can get...



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Reply #1

looks like a leg of a brittle star to me :)


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Reply #2

well that would make sense as my wife claimed she saw it coming out the other side of the coral, I guess it could be another leg...


is it a problem being in there?

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Reply #3

nah, good part of the clean up crew :)

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Cheers mate

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