worms

  1. C

    Deworming ill fish - health declining

    Hello! I am posting an update concerning my betta, Cornelius, who has been developing a bulge on his side and whose fins have been deteriorating. First pic is when I got him, second and third are from about a month ago, when I made in my last post. @Colin_T advised deworming, which is what I...
  2. NatCardiff88

    Help! Discus not eating,hiding and ball hanging out of anus - unsure if prolapse or disease

    Hi There Please can someone help and advise to treatment with my one discus. She’s been hiding and not eating tried using entice but no joy. She hasn’t showed any symptoms but now has a ball hanging out of anus. I want to treat straightway but unsure if this is a prolapse, hexamita or worms...
  3. Lanpenn

    What are these tubes on my tank, after all?

    Hello everyone, how is it going? Well, despite not posting my aquarium's photos here anymore (lack of time and other priorities), my tank's doing well and the cyanobacteria are almost eliminated. However, I realized that there are simply so many tubes around the aquarium! These tubes are on...
  4. Irksome

    Protecting snails during a deworming cycle

    I have recently bought a trio of guppies, and have some noticed the predicted white stringy poop. The new fish are already showing signs of environmental stress that I have treated with phenoxyethanol and water changes. My tank was cycled, planted, mature and had no fish in before adding them...
  5. J

    Unknown worms

    Hello everyone, I’ve been cycling my tank for some rili shrimp but have found these white little worms all over the tank. So I snagged a few and got some decent pictures of them under a microscope. At first I thought they were detritus worms but under the microscope they don’t have the...
  6. outofwater

    Is this fry fat, or does it have worms?

    Hi everyone, last Saturday I went by a nearby lfs and bought 3 ottos. Upon arrival at home I noticed a small, unknown fry in the bag. Couple of days later an otto died, so I went back to the store with the fish and water sample. After confirming all params were OK, (0 ammonia and nitrites, 10...
  7. S

    Unidentified Worm Infestation

    Hi All Its been a while since I posted, but I need your help. I have a 20 litre nano aquarium - densely planted and housing 4 Cherry Shrimp The other day I noticed a worm wriggling through the water column, it was light brown with a black head. I removed it with tweezers. I then noticed...
  8. quinnARIUM

    Worried Discus might have worms

    Hi everyone, I purchased 6 Discus about 5 weeks ago in my 75 gallon aquarium. Everything in the tanks is going well; the chemistry is good (pH: 6.5, hardness: 25, Nitrate: 5, carbonate: 20) and all fish are growing fast and healthy. But one discus, pictured below, seems to be a little skinnier...
  9. G

    Fat bellied Mollies make the world go round

    Hey guys! I have recently encountered a problem in my planted breeder tank. My mollie mama looks pregnant constantly even after giving birth and her fry ate coming out with swollen bellies. I caught a video of some sort of white worm in the tank as well. I know they have worms but I can't figure...
  10. KatNor21

    Need recommendations for a pest-eating nano fish

    I have a 5.5gal shrimp tank that is overrun with pests. I have flatworms and detritus worms all over the glass, plus little white specks that dart around, and some grammarus or something living in the sand. Mostly I just want to get rid of the worms. It's really hard not to overfeed the tank as...
  11. crupp29

    Unidentified Worm-Looking Creatures in Tank

    I wasn’t really sure where to post this, but I just found some white worm-looking creatures on the glass of my 10 gallon. I’m not sure whether or not I should be concerned, but I thought I would ask if anyone is able to identify them anyway. An image has been attached, it’s the best one I could...
  12. carligraceee

    MALE PLATY SICK??? Please help...

    What is wrong with him? Dropsy? He’s been very lethargic for several days and now this is happening... he got bloated over night, is breathing heavily....
  13. 3

    Found worms?

    I am just setting up a new bristle nose breeding tank and as I was moving wood and plants from my old tank I found these. I have no idea what they are. Are they parasites or unsafe? Are they safe for fish?
  14. A

    Fishless Cycling our new 55 gallon tank

    Hey guys, We’ve been having a small 10 gallon tank for a while now and got our new 55 gallon tank a couple of weeks ago so we’re still pretty new to all of this. We decided to do a fishless cycle on this new tank. Our nitrite levels are already pretty high and have been staying high for a week...
  15. Izzy_guppy_303

    PLEASE HELP WHITE STRINGY INCONSISTENT GUPPY POOP

    Hello I am fairly new to this forum, I am now a owner of four male guppies. They live in a 6.7 gallon tank and unfortunately I feel like it’s my fault for not noticing that when I brought my three new fish to add to the tank one of them was acting odd. I’m talking about swimming by the filter...
  16. Circus

    Little Worms?

    Can you guys give me some advice on what these little worm things are? These pics are from my 15 column with cherry shrimp and oto catfish, I had guppy fish in there but moved the last one out about 10 days ago. I noticed these little worms in the substrate and on the almond leaves I have in the...
  17. A

    Signs my fish has worms?

    Hi there, In one of my tanks, I noticed that my bristlenose pleco has something that looks like callamanus worms. I double checked with PetSmart and they said it looked normal. My water levels are fine and I have not introduced any new fish or plants to my aquarium for over a month now. My...
  18. Jennifer Gonzales

    Fry!

    I have guppy fry! Some are 24hrs old some are 48hrs old and 1 is over a week old. I have also discovered camallanus worms :( will flubendazole treatment be safe for my new babies or do I need to move them to a new tank?
  19. friezafish

    Planaria or Detritus Worms ID / Shrimp ID

    Hello, could someone please help determine if these worms are dangerous or beneficial? I received them in my recent shipment of shrimp. There are little worms and tiny specks like springtails or something? Also, I believe I have Aqua Huna / Blue Dream Shrimp? side note: Not sure of grading and...
  20. B

    Mysterious worms infestation

    Hi I have an infestation of worms in my tanks which I can see squirming all over the tank walls, if anyone knows what they are and if they are harmful to the fish that would be good to know and also if anyone knows any methods to get rid of them? I've cleaned and re set up those tanks numerous...
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