Red hair thin worms?

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spaghetti worms. The thin "worms” are actually tentacles. One worm and about a dozen of those tentacles. Good clean up and good indicator that your sand is alive.
No, spaghetti worms (terebellids) are different animals.
 

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No, spaghetti worms (terebellids) are different animals.
But if it is just super thin worms that seem alive coming out of the live rock and you can’t see the base it is definitely a spaghetti worm, can you confirm @Cmas0814?
 

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I believe this is a spaghetti worm. Essentially a nightcrawler with hair.
Hair worms look very similar above the sand, but look more like a clump of hair bundled together when pulled out. They are much smaller, but still have long "hairs".
It wasn't until recently that I had learned of hair worms. Most people (myself included) just call all hairy worms spaghetti worms.

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I believe this is a spaghetti worm. Essentially a nightcrawler with hair.
Hair worms look very similar above the sand, but look more like a clump of hair bundled together when pulled out. They are much smaller, but still have long "hairs".
It wasn't until recently that I had learned of hair worms. Most people (myself included) just call all hairy worms spaghetti worms.

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This is a picture of a hair worm.
 

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Alright, well, everything I've been told has been wrong then lol
I'll just keep it simple and say, "those hairy worms".

What does a spaghetti worm look like?
Look up terebellids.
 
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Sorry, didn’t realize that spaghetti worms are a type of hair worms, my bad.
But if it is just super thin worms that seem alive coming out of the live rock and you can’t see the base it is definitely a spaghetti worm, can you confirm @Cmas0814?
 

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Sorry, didn’t realize that spaghetti worms are a type of hair worms, my bad.
They are not. They are 2 different animals... Many people mistakenly call hair worms by the wrong name. Which is fine, I guess, but when someone asks for an ID, it's better to provide the correct information so that the confusion isn't perpetuated.
 
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This is the best pic i can get it drags thing under the rock
It's impossible to tell from this photo, but regardless of the actual ID, I can say with confidence that it's harmless (and probably beneficial) to your tank.
 
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