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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-09-2013, 05:33 PM Thread Starter
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is this leeching?

i just saw little red worm , fat, and short in my fish tank .Any one knows this worm? or it maybe a leech
sorry about my camera
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 02-10-2013, 01:25 AM
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It's really hard to tell from the pic. have you seen it move at all?

Look for a ring-like structure (similar to earthworms(same phyla)) to it's body.

See if it tends to anchor one end or the other and reach out with the other when it moves -leeches have a sucker at each end of the body.
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