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    hello all. i have a freshwater aquarium that seems to have some kind of worm infestation. these are white, and very, very small. around the thickness of a hair and maybe 3/16" long. you really have to look to see them but when you do they appear to be moving, and appear to be everywhere. any help to either identify or resolve this issue would be greatly appreciated.

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    Do they look like this? These are planaria. Harmless except to eggs, but may be an indication of overfeeding.
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    that could easily be them, just wish i had a magnifying glass. i appreciate your response. even though theyre harmless, can i assume adjusting feeding might take care of them?

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    Reduce you feeding a little and keep you substrate clean and the planaria should go away on their own
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    alright, thank you guys.

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