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fe342185
01/26/2006, 08:42 PM
Dont brush up againt a frogspawn. OUCH!!! Stings like hell. Just thought I would share.

Amphiprion
01/26/2006, 08:47 PM
Reminds me of getting dizzy after handling a sea cucumber that had eviscerated itself and released some milky substance (I had cuts on my hands, though).

Pandora
01/26/2006, 08:58 PM
In general, it's a good precaution to wear gloves whenever possible. Check out the following threads:

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=599883
About Monkeydog's particularly bad bout with M. marinum, complications led to hospitalization and almost losing use of his arms

The pinned post about palytoxin in the Zooanthid forum--talks about how someone's dog died after sniffing around zoo's

http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=681994
Dangers of reefkeeping--one of the most comprehensive threads about the subject, includes good info on M. marinum, palytoxin, and many others

dr.darkness
01/26/2006, 09:00 PM
Same with hammer and candy cane and I'm sure a few others as well.