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Mysterious White Worms and Bugs, What to Do??


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Hello, I came back from vacation to encounter odd inhabitants in my tank. There are several white worms on the top glass of the tank and they can be seen swimming. It's hard to catch them swimming with a camera. There are also cricket/flea looking water bugs that like burying in the substrate. What are they? Should I be concerned? How do I get rid of these bugs? The fish and the plants  that I have in the tank appear to be in fine condition.  Thank you for any insight you can give it is much appreciated. 




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The bugs look like scuds. The white worms are detritus worms. Both consume excess food and debris. Both harmless. Both good fish food and environmental enrichment live food for fish. 

Vacuuming substrate and cut back on feeding will decrease the population 

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