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Spirorbid Worms

Common Name:  Spirorbid Worms Scientific Name: Spirorbis spp The Spirorbid Worms grow on glass, rock and any other hard surface in the aquarium. They usually look like white pinhead sized dots of several…

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Polyclad Flatworm

Common Name: Polyclad Flatworm , Leopard Polyclad Flatworm Scientific Name: Polycladida Polyclad Flatworms range is size from several milimeters to several cemtimeters in length with a flattened body shape that is roughly oval. They come…

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Dorvilleidae Worm

Common Name:  Dorvilleidae Worm Scientific Name: Polychaete, Dorvilleidae (Family) The Dorvilleidae Worm is a smaller relative of the bristle worm and is reported to be in a range of sizes growing to…

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Fireworm

Common Name: Fireworm, Bearded Fireworm Scientific Name: Hermodice carunculata   The Fireworm is a type of  Bristle worm(click here to read more). Bristle worms are a segmented worms that are generally viewed to…

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Ribbon Worm – Nemertea

Common Name: Ribbon Worm , Nemertea  Scientific Name:  Phylum Nemertea They are all moderately sized animals, a few inches long, and they probably hitchhiked on live rock. While a few species have…

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Spaghetti Worm

Common Name: Spaghetti Worm Scientific Name:  Eupolymnia crasscornis The Spaghetti Worms live in burrows or crevices and are often of large size, ranging up to 150 millimetres in length and 15 millimetres…

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Peanut worm

Common Name: Peanut worm Scientific Name:  Sipuncula There are more than 300 species of peanut worms. They are relatively common in shallow waters, either in burrows or in discarded shells as hermit…

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Bristleworm

Common Name: Bristleworm Scientific Name:  Polychaeta Most bristleworms found in our aquariums are good. They are usually pink in color and can become darker in color when bigger. They can reach a size of almost…

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Spionid Worm

Common Name: Spionid Worm Scientific Name:  -need filling out- These worms live in tubes that they construct from mucous and sand. They have two white-clear palps that stick out from the top of the…

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Feather Duster

Common Name: Feather Duster Scientific Name: Sabellastarte spp. The Feather Dusters are extremely common and can be found in almost any marine aquarium on live rock and on the glass. They are worms and grow…

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