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11-21-2013 03:59 PM
C Campbell I believe they are just considered Aquatic Earthworms and I occassionally find them in my tank and almost always around the plant roots. Most likely they are feeding off of any dead/dying roots and leave the live roots alone. Hear is a site that shows them. http://www.nwnature.net/macros/worms.html

Hope that helps!
-Cory
11-21-2013 11:47 AM
Qwe I'd agree with Sake, looked like an earthworm to me...
11-21-2013 08:25 AM
JeniceMendosa what species of worm are these could i know something more about these species? a help would be appreciated here
11-21-2013 06:49 AM
Art by Stef* Looks like those bloodworms who's heads shoot out with pinches like some bizarre earthworm gone terribly wrong that I use to get for Striper fishing.
-Stef*
11-21-2013 06:16 AM
sbarbee54 Looks like a leach


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11-20-2013 03:28 AM
Sake Looks like a regular old earth worm to me. I've had them living in my tank for months. Mine came in from the MGOCPM.
11-20-2013 03:21 AM
Down_Shift Lots of hitch hikers from maybe picking up random plants or not dipping
10-05-2013 06:44 AM
JesusReynolds yes they are variety of worms but i am unable to guess what variety are they
10-04-2013 09:28 PM
tattooedfool83
10-04-2013 09:18 PM
Lornek8 Tubifex, bloodworm in some parts of the world, but not the midge bloodworm which have segmented bodies. Often seen hitchhiking on the roots of aquatic plants.
10-04-2013 09:12 PM
nyxkitten can you remove it then take a picture
10-04-2013 09:08 PM
thedudeabides I had a tank w/o fish and got bloodworms after getting some new plants, they made cocoons out of detritus then turned into midges after a few days.
10-04-2013 08:48 PM
tattooedfool83 No and no. I feed black worms but not to this tank, this tank has only ever had some cherry shrimp and a few tiger endlerS in it for the last month or so. The endlerS have been moved and when I started pulling plants this is what I got.
10-04-2013 08:31 PM
jeepguy They look like blood worms. Have u gotten new plants recently or do u feed live blood worms?
10-04-2013 08:20 PM
tattooedfool83
What are these?????

I was breaking a tank down and pulling plants and these are all over some of the plants roots. This tank has hydra and out if the 20-30 shrimp I had I have a sole survivor. Disappointing experience. But any help please as I'd like to transfer these plants to another tank
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