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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-19-2014, 05:45 AM Thread Starter
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They are reddish, and about 1 to 1.5 inches long.
They burrow in the substrate, and when they are out in the open, they wriggle in the water. move fast. have a "sucker thing" on one end seems to be the tail as they dug with the pointy end.



same as this guy but no one answered his post that I can see

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-19-2014, 07:04 AM
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Does it "wriggle" around in a spiral when it tries to run away?

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More like a wave then a spiral
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I saw a post last night about someone with leeches in their substrate, if your saying one side is a sucker then is could be them too, does it shrink thennextend when it moves?
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yes when it is trying to get into the substrate it moves like that.. when it was on the surface it wiggled like a cartoon worm would (swimming in the water)
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Definitely a leech


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