worms?

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    what are these things? the biggest ones are about 1/8th in but i have alot of them. when i use scotch brite on them they come off kinda powdery and i can also use a razorblade to get them off easily but what should i do to get rid of them?
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    winyfrog Yep!

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    its a feather worm, they won't hurt anything. Just scrape them off the front of your glass.
     
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    ok thanks winy they have been multiplying like crazy so i just wondered. lol
     
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    Those are common in new systems.They'll eventually die out as the tank matures.
     
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    Spirorbid worms.
     
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    what should i do about them they look just like some pics online of the Spirorbid worms just scrape them off the glass still? I cant find any pics of the feather worms that look like mine.
     
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    Just scrape them off. They are totally harmless.
     
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    Use a scrubber aquarium pad to take them off. That way you can rinse them down the drain.
     
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