Bristleworm

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Bristleworm

Do not touch! The name "bristleworm" is a label loosely applied to describe all Polychaete class marine worms, but it is members of the Fireworms Amphinomidae family that have earned the name of being what most aquarists consider to be "true" bristleworms. These are pretty but can be painful to the touch so it is not advised to get anywhere close to them. They grow quickly and feed on whatever they can find. Beware! And view from afar!