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    Tiny worms

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    Hi, I have noticed little patches of tiny white worms at the top of my substrate. About the width of a hair. Anyone know what these are and the impact on the aquarium? Also, is there any way to get rid of them?

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    Maybe detritus worms, especially if the tank had been over feed. Fish would probably eat them. If not, you could use a de-wormer.

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    They look like detritus worms to me too. Not harmful, just a little ugly.

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    Planeria trap will help reduce their numbers

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    Fish aren’t interested in them?

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    I think I'm probably over feeding, ill scale back and see if the fish get interested

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    if they are in piles on top of the substrate, you could reduce their numbers by sucking them out with a turkey baster.

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