Large worms found in freshwater bowl!

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Large worms found in freshwater bowl!

Post by sarcasticLynx » Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:43 am

Went to check on the crabs yesterday and saw large worms in the dish!!!! Right now i see 2/3 hermit crabs up over the past few days so I'm pretty worried about what they are. The larger worm is probably 1mm thick and the smaller one is probably half of that. The length is probably 5 or so cm long. Much larger than any debris worm I've ever seen. Photo links:
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The large brown thing is just a stick, not a worm. The bigger worm is pinkish, and the smaller one is more blue/gray. I will edit the pictures circling them if it's too hard to find them. Any identifications would be nice. Thank you...
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Re: Large worms found in freshwater bowl!

Post by wodesorel » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:18 pm

Could you have added anything that may have had earthworms hiding in it?


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Re: Large worms found in freshwater bowl!

Post by sarcasticLynx » Tue Aug 13, 2019 2:53 pm

Not that i can think of! All decor had been washed in very hot water, all food is either human grade fresh or freeze dried, but the sand was play sand from home depot, and the soil is eco earth. I guess there could have been eggs in the play sand? That's all i can think of. The tank is over a year old now, with no substrate changes.
2 Ecuadorians, 1 PP
5 fancy goldfish, 10+ platies, 1 female betta, 1 dog, 1 cat!
Currently work at a chain petstore

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