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Old 10/29/2018, 08:21 PM   #1
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Palytoxin Poisoning Through Gloves?

Hey guys! I just bought my first zoanthid frag, and I was very mindful to keep gloves on when I handled the frag. One day, I picked it up because some substrate got on it, and I very carefully tried to wipe it off with my gloved finger without hurting it, and I felt a really sharp shock in the finger that was touching it. For the rest of the day it tingled. Nothing more happened, but I am wondering if it is possible to get stung through gloves. Thank you!

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Old 10/31/2018, 10:08 PM   #2
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Never been stung by a Zoanthids never got palytoxin and I frag my zoa like an idiot (no gloves or eye protectors either I have even cut myself while doing it and finished fragging)

You are alright it was probably a nerve being weird

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Old 11/01/2018, 07:33 AM   #3
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Could have been something like a bristle worm, or you poked a vermited snail shell. That isn't the symptoms of palytoxin, plus they don't sting, or sting enough to feel like that.

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