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Old 06-13-2005, 01:25 PM   #1
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this morning when i turn on my refugium light i found a flatworm gliding on the glass (low water movement tank with 3 pipe fish in it)
it is Amphiscolops sp. the harmless one that wetwebmedia describe.
however, i am still wondering if it will harm the population of codpods since it can reproduce really fast. And i also wonmdering if pipefish eat them as well.
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I dont really know the answer to either of you questions, but regardless of the answers you should try to get rid of them before they grow into nuisance proportions. I had quite a bad case once. Started with just a few and in a month or so it was hundreds. Watch out for them suckers!
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I've never had them get to plague proportions, nor did they decimate the copod population and eventually died out on their own. I don't think the pipefish will eat them but I'm not totally sure.
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