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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-11-2020, 10:07 PM Thread Starter
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White worms on glass

I have just started my first aquarium and it has now been a month and now all of a sudden I see a huge bloom in these white worms that are attached to my glass. I cant really identify what they are and if they are dangerous or not. If they are dangerous what should I do to fix it. I attached a picture to help. I already have several plants, ramshorn snails and amano shrimp in the aquarium. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 05-12-2020, 01:36 AM
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look like common rhabdocoela. Ive found them harmless. reduce feeding they survive on the waste of your tank. There is some parasitic planaria but these have triangle shaped heads and dumb looking "faces". they also get quite big yours look too small
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-25-2020, 09:44 PM
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Those are detritus worms. No worries, they are harmless and a sign that the tank is doing well
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