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When you try to scrape them do they shrink into little balls and fall back to the substrate? Do they only come out at night?

If you answered Yes than you have Planaria. Look up how to treat them. There is a dog dewormer that I hear is effective against them. I don't remember the name.
 

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When you try to scrape them do they shrink into little balls and fall back to the substrate? Do they only come out at night?

If you answered Yes than you have Planaria. Look up how to treat them. There is a dog dewormer that I hear is effective against them. I don't remember the name.
No when I scrap them they just move away or on to the scraper. They are out night and day lol I'm pretty sure they are nematodes
 

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oh no

Oh I was looking at the long line in the 3 oclock position in your picture.
No its the tiny white specks in the middle and top of the picture about 15 of them or so... My phone takes crappy pictures if I zoom too much they are just shapeless fuzziness lol.
 

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That's just the life of a shrimp tank. FIsh eat them. Shrimp don't. Let's you know you have a healthy environment- and fenben won't touch 'em. heh

How long have you had your tank set up?
 

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umm

That's just the life of a shrimp tank. FIsh eat them. Shrimp don't. Let's you know you have a healthy environment- and fenben won't touch 'em. heh

How long have you had your tank set up?
Going on 7monthssss
 

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I've had em. Its just your tank letting you know its healthy. They will go away in time. Even if you start over something else will pop up. Its just the life of a shrimper
 

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Yeppers they are fun. Generally they are in newer tanks. When I got them I cut my shrimp feeding down drastically to one time a week and only for an hour. They will go away eventually like everyone says. Just give it time. Good luck!
 

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yep

Do they wiggle constantly in an "S" shape? That's what nematodes do.
That's how they move its very snake like and if they get knocked off the glass they go ape wiggling around like crazy that's when its really a s shape.
 
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