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Freshwater Aquarium/Worms/Flies In Tank


Angel wrote at 2012-10-24 03:00:51
What you have is not planarian. They are more of a white flat worm and do not turn to flies. You have sewer flies or drain flies. they are a flesh colored worm with a brown stripe going down the center. The flies lay eggs in the sludge of pipes but will find other suitable places to hatch their eggs. The worms are not harmful to your fish and your fish might even eat them. But to rid your tank of them you must clean your tank and filter (likely where the eggs are) and keep it clean. Your house may soon be buzzing with hundreds of those pesky little flies. They are much like gnats and will swarm fruits and other foods.  

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Jaymie Johnson


I can answer question regarding, raising, breeding, feeding and the general upkeep of Betta fish. I can answer general questions about isolating a disease and the treatment needed to help your Betta. I am knowledgeable in fresh water tanks and can answer any question regarding them. I cannot answer questions about salt water tanks.


I have had fresh water aquariums for most of my life, including the 23 years I served in the Marine Corps. I have been raising Betta's for some time now, and have ventured into breeding a few years back. I currently own 5 males and 4 females and I have about 200 almost 3 week old fry. I make my own filters and I have tried almost all the food on the market for fry and I know what has worked for me and what has not worked.

I do not have Betta related educational credentials, but I have educated myself in Betta care. I have read quite a few books and articles from both the internet and ones that I have purchased. I consider myself well educated in Betta care.

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