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So my daughter found this in the QT tank today. Any idea what it is?

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Agreed it is a standard bristle worm. They are a free cleanup crew. Usually hide during day and come out at night. As long as you dont grab one they are not an issue.
 
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So my daughter found this in the QT tank today. Any idea what it is?

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Bristleworm, from the looks of it this one looks like a harmless detritivore. They’ll also scavenge and eat uneaten fish/coral food as well as consume dead and decaying matter. So if you have a dead or dying fish/invert or coral these guys will turn up to clean up.
 
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