White hair looking worms and moving dots?

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Wanting to know what these critters are and if they are harmful. There are a LOT of them. They are on the sides of the tank, as well as on the oscar. They look like hairs, but are actually swimming, floating, and moving. There are also these funky moving dots. They look almost like pieces of food, but move around the tank, and on the fish body. They look brownish in color. Any ideas???
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Rocksor replied the topic: White hair looking worms and moving dots?

The white hair looking worms is planaria

There is too much uneaten food in the substrate. Cut back on feeding and vacuum the substrate with every water change.
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Are the ones covering my fish harmful and are they a different form of the round dot things, or something totally different?
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Rocksor replied the topic: White hair looking worms and moving dots?

a picture would help
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DRACO replied the topic: White hair looking worms and moving dots?

i agree with Rocksor...
a picture would help us evaluate your concern properly...
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yina replied the topic: White hair looking worms and moving dots?

I am new and have no idea how to post a picture. Could you explain how please?
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yina wrote: I am new and have no idea how to post a picture. Could you explain how please?


i suggest you create an account with photobucket....click the url and copy paste when posting..
the advantage of this is you will have your picture file whenever you need one...
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