Snake Like worms

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Hey People i need help,

When i was vacuming gravel/sand when doing my regular waterchange i saw a bunch of little snake Like worms swimming in aquarium. They Are Rising from substrate and they Are swimming in snake Like motion.

My silver dollars hunt and eat them....

Are they parasits? Are they bad for my oscar?
Will they hurt my silver dollars because they eat them?

My water parameters Are good... ect.
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Difficult to say for sure without seeing a proper photograph. However, it sounds that they may well be Planerian parasites which can sometimes resemble little worms. The good news is they are completely harmful. On the not so good side they are often related to poor tank maintenance. They can be difficult to eradicate unless you strip down the can completely. However, the best plan of action is to remove as many as you can by hand. Feed your fish sparingly for quite a while until the worms start disappearing. Feed only what your fish will eat, therefore you should be able to starve these parasites.

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Its hard to take Photo of them, they Are Just Like hear thin white colour, AND they Are swimming when i disturbe substrate only.

I took 60 of substrate out, AND suck sa Many as i can with pithon.

I will cut on Food AND change gravel/sand with new one....

So good to know that they arent BAD for Bruno. My biggest mistake is i feed him a lot, always thinking he has Eat or he has not eathing enough.... I'll feed ones a day from now,

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When i was looking on YOU tube i saw this video.... they Are Just Like this worms in video..

Hope they Are "good" to
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