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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-02-2019, 02:46 AM Thread Starter
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recently moves my pea puffers to my planted tank, found two of these in the old one. Should I be concerned? What is it? A leech or a worm, and is it harmful to plants or my pea puffers.
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Do you feed blood-worms to your fish?
The only other red worm I know of in aquaria besides blood worms are camallanus worms-harmful to fish- not plants. This is a serious internal parasite of fish.

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Here is the pic.
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I have three dwarf pea puffers. I feed them black worms, which I found a few in the old tank as well. I have only fed them frozen red worms when the shop is out of black.
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Looks like bloodworm/midge fly larvae.

180 g. low tech w/ wild South American cichlids, corydoras eques, and African Congo riverine tetras.
60 g. low tech w/ F1 Alenquer pair /Stendker "Tefe" discus and wild Altum Angels
30 g. low tech w/ Wild Tucano tetras
30 g. low-tech African Biotope
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Does a red worm change shape like this??
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