Long, transparent tentacle with wriggling head coming from live rock

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  1. Mike N

    Mike N Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    After feeding my tank last night, I noticed some motion and took a closer look. It was a long transparent tentacle coming from the live rock. The head was wriggling around pretty good. I took video with my phone, I apologize for poor quality.
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    I've gotten pretty good at identifying hitchhikers thanks to this forum, but this one is stumping me. Any ideas?
     

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    I'm stumped, possible ribbon worm?
     
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    Mike N Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    I don't think so because I see no branching the in tentacle.
    Just a single long tentacle, the head area has a slight white hue. There is no visible tube or foot.
     
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    Definitely odd. I don't like worms in the reef tank. Lol
     
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    I think it is a Peanut Worm.
     
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    Yeah, I think you are correct. Thanks for the ID/video.
     
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    YW Mike.
     
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