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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-03-2020, 11:34 AM Thread Starter
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What is this?

Found this swimming in the tank last night. It ended up getting to the glass, inched itís way to the substrate and buried itself.

Not sure if itís a problem or if I need to treat for something. I also found a few of them in my filter at my last water change.





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Soooo I took my filet apart tonight to get some better photos and take a closer look. It looks like some type of leech. I has a ďsuckerĒ mouth and will hold on when I a current.

Suggestions? Will they just die out or is there a way to treat?






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You may be right about a leach of some kind. I would just remove it and move on. If you see another then look more into a fix. Maybe a type of worm so maybe fenbendizol as a treatment. Iím sure a quick google image search would help by typing in aquarium pests.


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