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Old 03-16-2018, 07:04 AM   #1
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Pest problem? Please help!!

Is this a pest growing through my orandas tail? Been gradually growing over past few days, established tank with correct water levels.
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It looks like some sort of Anchor Worm to me. I think the best way to treat the fish is to simply pull the worm off w/ tweezers.
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It looks like some sort of Anchor Worm to me. I think the best way to treat the fish is to simply pull the worm off w/ tweezers.
Many thanks for your reply, i have reaf that if the worm is solit will just grow into multiple worms so a little sceptical but will give it a shot.
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