The Planted Tank Forum - View Single Post - Really strange worm in substrate...
View Single Post
post #11 of (permalink) Old 12-04-2012, 09:57 PM
John K
Algae Grower
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 81
Sounds like a leech to me. I had them in one of my tanks for a while and they definitely lived in the substrate. Many types of leeches are harmless detrivores, but even so they grossed me out. Interestingly, they finally disappeared after I introduced blackworms to the tank.

Don't feel bad about flushing it too quickly though. I'm confident you'll get more shots at making an id.

Life isn't stone, it's water.

PSA: When talking about baby fish, "fry" is plural.
I have a fry. I have some fry.

John K is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome