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Old 03-14-2012, 06:39 PM   #1
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Does anyone have any ideas or experience with teeny tiny white worm looking things in their tanks? I have these all over the glass close to the substrate in my 65gal. I've tried getting a picture but they are so small I can't get a good shot. This is the best of the pics I could get.
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Old 03-14-2012, 07:00 PM   #2
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It may be Planaria worms, and if it is, they are harmless and will disappear after a good water change, and are quite harmless to fish.
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I did my regular pwc yesterday of 25% should I do another today? A 50%? Or should I just leave it?
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I've seen tiny white round worms on the glass in some newer tanks - they generally disappear after fish introduction, so I always assumed their were food. However, can't say for sure.
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The breeder I bought my last additions from does cultivate her own food for them. Could it be from that?
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Old 03-14-2012, 07:57 PM   #6
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Do 20% water changes daily until the worms disappear.
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Thanks I just finished the first of many I'm sure. Lol! I scrubbed the sides of the tank with my algae scrubber and then got right down into the substrate with my syphon.
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Sounds like you will be just fine. Good luck!
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