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Old 09-28-2014, 12:41 AM
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didnt know about sterilizing my plants, caught a larger worm when i first started my tank. found this lil guy a month later, hiding between a leaf and charcoal that has springtails on it..

anyone know what type? are there worms like this that harm roots? or should i not worry too much? suggestions on what to do if its harmful? id hate to lose my plants or springtails
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Old 10-01-2014, 04:04 AM
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Looks like a type of annelid, likely a harmless detritivore. It's likely more beneficial than anything
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Eisenia fetida .....common red worm....harmless..thought of adding them...
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