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Old 06-17-2011, 04:04 AM   #1
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Help help help parisites need ergent help

I really need help I have just done a water change and there seems to be hundreds of small worms in my tank. They are thin and white and have no shaped head just like a very small white worm. Some of my fish have eaten them!!!! I am not sure how I got them. Today when I did my water change I turned everything off except the light the maybe when I turned my filter on the worms were in there and it pushed them out? I have also purchased 1 live plant but it is from my local and very trustworthy aquarium. Please help and leave a comment
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Old 06-17-2011, 05:31 AM   #2
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I really need help I have just done a water change and there seems to be hundreds of small worms in my tank. They are thin and white and have no shaped head just like a very small white worm. Some of my fish have eaten them!!!! I am not sure how I got them. Today when I did my water change I turned everything off except the light the maybe when I turned my filter on the worms were in there and it pushed them out? I have also purchased 1 live plant but it is from my local and very trustworthy aquarium. Please help and leave a comment
Sounds like planaria to me. Those are fine, not parasites. But it means u are overfeeding! Haha here's a link

http://www.planetinverts.com/what_is..._aquarium.html
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I agree, sounds like planaria to me as well. Feed less and do a couple of good vacuums. They are not dangerous.
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Thanks but they are not as plumb as those and you can not see their eyes
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Old 06-17-2011, 08:47 AM   #5
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Can you post a picture?
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Old 06-17-2011, 12:02 PM   #6
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Thanks but they are not as plumb as those and you can not see their eyes
Ya I had these worms too. Dw I couldnt see their eyes and it was alot slimmer than the pic in that link. I wouldn't worry so much. I no longer see them as Ive reduced
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Thanks guys you have solved my problem god I love this website and sorry homedog98 there is no way I can take a photo they are way to small
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