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Old 12-04-2012, 08:57 PM   #11
John K
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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.
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