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11-11-2012 08:49 PM
ravensgate
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Originally Posted by Dayumdanny View Post
My tank is pretty bare, ill continue to keep an eye out, would safeguard do anything to these leeches? I have safeguard ready, and I have not put anything new in my tank
No it won't work on leeches.
11-11-2012 08:34 PM
Computer Science Oh man that is so creepy. It went from being fat/stubby in the first picture and then elongated in the second picture.
11-11-2012 08:27 PM
Dayumdanny My tank is pretty bare, ill continue to keep an eye out, would safeguard do anything to these leeches? I have safeguard ready, and I have not put anything new in my tank
11-11-2012 06:19 PM
ravensgate
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Originally Posted by Dayumdanny View Post
Should I be concerned that there is more leeches?
You should absolutely be concerned. They can do a number on a shrimp and are dang near impossible to get rid of short of breaking down the tank and bleaching everything. Hope this was just a lone leech.
11-11-2012 06:17 PM
GreenBliss Did you put anything new in your tank lately?

I would keep checking your tank.
11-11-2012 05:41 PM
Dayumdanny Should I be concerned that there is more leeches?
11-11-2012 03:02 PM
Aquasapien69 Yep, sounds like a leech to me too.
11-11-2012 02:14 PM
Dayumdanny Yeah I removed it the moment I saw it.
11-11-2012 12:17 PM
Merth Flush flush I wouldn't leave in tank
11-11-2012 11:52 AM
Dayumdanny Should I be concerned that I have this in my tank? What are the effects of having this? I'm Clueless
11-11-2012 04:03 AM
Dayumdanny It seems to only suck on one end. And the other end is like it's eye, doesn't attatch to anything just maneuvers

It has no hairs, just 1 whole body part.
11-11-2012 04:00 AM
plantbrain If each end can suck and stay attached to something, sort of like an inch worm, then it's a leech.

If it's red and has setae(hairs) like the marine polycheates, well, I've had them up to about 4-5" long myself, not sure what those are.

Looks more like a leech to me, Hirudenia.
11-11-2012 03:58 AM
Dayumdanny
What is this gross worm?

I already looked in the "what is this bug thread" but this is very unusual... Ugly... And gives me the chills. The closet thing it looks like is planaria. But this is different... It's fast.... It goes from being 1cm and stretches to 3cm in a blink of an eye. It's brown. And it seems to attatched itself to the glass with a mouth kind of like a leech... And it can swim, it wiggles. Ill let the pictures do justice. I was able to catch it and put it in a spoon






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