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Old 11-05-2014, 05:26 PM
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I was perusing a reef aquarium forum and found this gem.

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That thing is creepy. Check out this video of it in action.

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How big was that friggin "worm"?
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That worm will give me nightmares tonight. Nature is awesome.

I am about 10 weeks into my small saltwater tank. I have discovered something new living in my tank for the past 3 days. It is amazing how much life can just appear. I am getting to the point that I am thinking twice before sticking my hands in the water.

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What has been seen cannot be unseen.
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Ok, I'm sure a quik search will turn up where they are geographically. But I will never be able to walk on the beach without fear.....of the bobbit!!
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FYI, There are bobbit worms that live in Florida waters....
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Originally Posted by The Revenge View Post
That thing is creepy. Check out this video of it in action.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAgWm3G44Aw
Not to efficient as a predator but it sure looks like a killing machine.
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Originally Posted by trout25red View Post
That worm will give me nightmares tonight. Nature is awesome.

I am about 10 weeks into my small saltwater tank. I have discovered something things living in my tank for the past 3 days. It is amazing how much life can just appear. I am getting to the point that I am thinking twice before sticking my hands in the water.
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You may like this forum http://www.bayoureefkeeping.com/index not sure how many worst bankers , there are on the forum but everyone is really helpful and willing to offer tried and true knowledge.
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related video that popped up.
"beach worming"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-RV6gIytc5Y
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Wow! That's just awesome!
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No more snorkeling along the bottom for me.... That would leave a mark!

It evidently can grow 10 feet in length!
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Too be fair, the lion fish that got snatched was a fuzzy dwarf (AKA bumble bee) lion which is a very small version of the typical red or black volitan.

The bumble bee only gets to 7 inches but most I have seen were under 3". Still a hell of a worm though.

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Originally Posted by vertigo View Post
Trout.
You may like this forum http://www.bayoureefkeeping.com/index not sure how many worst bankers , there are on the forum but everyone is really helpful and willing to offer tried and true knowledge.
Thanks, I will check it out!

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Originally Posted by trout25red View Post
Thanks, I will check it out!

I wasn't always a wanker, but life throws you curves sometimes.

Here is another good one.

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/index.php?s=
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Nooope.
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the music scared me....
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do they call it a bobbit worm for obvious reasons or is the name just an awesome coincidence?
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Thanks, I am already registered there. I have spent many hours on that forum researching.
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Originally Posted by SEATOAD View Post
do they call it a bobbit worm for obvious reasons or is the name just an awesome coincidence?
Yes. It was named after that Bobbit.
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