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Old 04-26-2011, 12:31 AM   #1
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White swirls

I have these white swirl looking things on my glass that just appeared what are they
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can you post a picture of it?
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Old 04-26-2011, 01:52 AM   #3
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can you post a picture of it?
I can't get a clear picture there pretty small
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Do you have snails?
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It sounds like spirorbid worms. They're just filter feeders. More than likely hitchhiked on a rock and are spreading. They're harmless. If they become an obstruction of your view just scrape them off. I had some on my filter I cleaned the other day. They came right off. Hope this helps.
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"Spirorbid worms are tiny, coiled tube worms that will often come from live rock and get on the tank glass. Being only a few millimeters in size they can be hard to notice at first. You will usually see these worms in a newer tank as they will decline in numbers as the tank matures. They are also filter feeders and are beneficial, found in tanks with high nutrients."
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Do you have snails?
Yes I have snails
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Old 04-26-2011, 03:17 AM   #8
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It sounds like spirorbid worms. They're just filter feeders. More than likely hitchhiked on a rock and are spreading. They're harmless. If they become an obstruction of your view just scrape them off. I had some on my filter I cleaned the other day. They came right off. Hope this helps.
That pretty much sounds like what they are thank you
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Do they look like this?

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