Who is this Big fellow?

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What is he? Do I want to keep him? Is he eating my mushroom?

What should I name him? :cool:

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Later in the day yesterday I found another on the same rock. They seem to like my Orange Mushroom. This one was quite a bit smaller. Took a pic of head. Is it a Bearded Fireworm, Hermodice carunculata? What do you think?

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I'm pretty sure it is a bearded fireworm. In the first picture from in the tank I believe I can see the caruncle, but in the picture outside the tank I don't see it (but the picture may be the bottom of the worm). If it has an appendage, that looks like this picture, on its head then it's a Hermodice carunculata. I would remove it/them if I were you, they can eat coral.
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