A white stringy wormlike thing coming from Polyps...

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  1. RedTide94

    RedTide94 New Member

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    anyone have an idea? Is this how they reproduce? When my lights are dim/off is when it occurs...a worm-like white thread coming out of the star polyps.
     
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    It is probably a spaghetti worm. Can you get a pic?
     
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    I'll try but it vanishes when the polyps expand...is it harmful?
     
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    Not if it is a spaghetti worm. Do a search on it and see if the pics you get look like what is in your tank.
     
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    huh im having a similar situation.
    mine is less of a worm and more of a white fuzzy pod.
    ill try and get a pic tomorrow.
    but ya is that a bad thing?
     
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    I have several "Spaghetti" worm like things all over my LR. It seems like each night I see a new area where they are coming from. Looks kind of cool to me. I'll look into the whole speghetti worm thing and see what they are all about but I presume they are just some type of filter-feeders getting their daily allowance ....

    Allen
     
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