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Old 04-12-2011, 09:33 AM   #1
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What is this worm?

I know I've seen a thread about this type of worm before but couldn't find it. Does anyone know what it's called, and whether I should leave it alone or remove it?
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Old 04-12-2011, 09:53 AM   #2
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Oh yeah, that's a tape worm. Just swallow it and you'll be just fine haha I'm J/K I have no clue but it's weird looking!
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Old 04-12-2011, 10:07 AM   #3
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Oh yeah, that's a tape worm. Just swallow it and you'll be just fine haha I'm J/K I have no clue but it's weird looking!
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Can't really tell from the photo... Is it flat or round? Segmented or solid? Does it have obvious mouth parts? Any other distinguishable features? It looks icky but I have a bias against the buggy looking creatures, be they aquatic or terrestrial. (Ewww.... Bugs) I would research nematodes, roundworms, and spaghetti worms. Maybe google worm identification and see if the pics give you any ideas. From my understanding the majority of the wormy critters are beneficial to your tank with some notable exceptions.
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You sure it's a worm? Looks like a trail of snail eggs to me.
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Don't know what that is but if it isnt bad it looks awsome
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You sure it's a worm? Looks like a trail of snail eggs to me.
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That's no worm! That's a trail of snail eggs!
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Old 04-16-2011, 03:46 AM   #8
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That's great news...I think. I knew I read this in this forum before. I couldn't find that thread.

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