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Old 03-16-2016, 06:33 PM   #1
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Worm like thing in tank

Any idea what this is? It has 2 pointy things on one end and it's wiggling. There are a bunch of them



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Old 03-16-2016, 06:38 PM   #2
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It's a freshwater tank.

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Also should meantiom they are only about half an inch long

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Old 03-16-2016, 07:20 PM   #7
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You can have freshwater bristle worms and they look super similar to that one, does it have bristles along its sides?
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No it doesn't. The last pics are what they look like. I'll upload the video soon

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Compare the 2? What do y'all think? How would it even get in here? I have no fish

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Yep, was going to say bloodworm or tubifex. Is it possible that it came on on that driftwood from the river?
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I've found them (bloodworms, midge fly larva) buried in the muck in old fountains and other temporary pockets of water.


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Yeah it's possible or the midge fly laid eggs in my sump. My sump went stagnant towards the surface and I added a power head to keep it flowing. I saw mosquito like things there at that time

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Yeah it's possible or the midge fly laid eggs in my sump. My sump went stagnant towards the surface and I added a power head to keep it flowing. I saw mosquito like things there at that time

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I'm with Nils on this one 😉

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