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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-12-2013, 11:20 PM Thread Starter
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What type of freshwater thing is this trust me its movin?
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 04-12-2013, 11:31 PM
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That looks like a leach. Not sure what type, maybe a better picture would help.
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Planaria?

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to fat to be planaria i think

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first thought was a leech or as some else mention a really big planaria
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That looks like a leach. Not sure what type, maybe a better picture would help.
This is the best I can do for size that is a tooth pic as for a clear pic they haven't made a microscopic app for my iPhone yet.

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Since the picture is not the best, be on the safe side and take them out of your aquarium when you see them.

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If its a planaria, itll slide across the glass, if its a leech it will bunch itself up to move and then pull itself across the glass.


Im leaning towards leech, I had one in my tank once and it looks similar
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Most Planaria have a rather distinct head with a sort of diamond or kite shape, and 2 eye spots (hard to see on a dark one).

If you search using one term (ie Planaria) and click on images that will help. Then do the same with Freshwater Leach.
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