05-19-2008, 12:07 AM
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Re: Unknown thing!
Originally Posted by bhone20
I have just spotted some tiny tiny white worm-like things on the glass,There are only about 20 or so that I can see. They move like a maggot and are also in the gravel. They are only on one side of the tank. I thought it was dirt until I looked real close with a flash light.They were to small to take a picture.Any idea what they are,and how/what to do to get them the heck outta my tank?
Those are nematode worms that proliferate in aquariums when the fish are fed too much or are messy fish, like your Oscars. What, how much and how often are they fed?
Feed once a day no more than the fish can finish in under a minute. Do that for two weeks and keep the aquarium clean by siphoning debris and the worms should disappear.
The nematodes are harmless, if unsightly, creatures.