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Old 08-12-2004, 06:13 PM   #1
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Getting rid of spirorbid worm outbreak?

I've had a recent outbreak of spirorbid worms. They are starting to take over the tank. At this rate they will be everywhere, and quite unsightly, within a week or two. Is it just something that comes and goes periodically? The tank is about 3 months old now. Anything I can do to cut down or prevent them from popping up?

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I would imagine when whatever there food source is begins to run out the number of them should decline rapidly...

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Spirorbid worms are not harmful, in fact quite the contrary. They normally develop and proliferate in a young tank..so it should not be a surprise. If you don't like the sight of so many, scrape them off the available glass surfaces. Their population will even out in the following months.
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