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SamuelChristens
03/28/2017, 11:38 AM
Hi everyone.
I was referred to this site by other Danish aquarists (who couldn't help me) and told me to post here, in hopes that Leslie Harris would see this post (being an expert on worms) or that someone who has seen it before and know it, can help me. :)

Description: Two sightings, one small and one larger
3 to maybe 8 cm long (1"-3,5")
Very soft looking, almost like air bubbles on a string.
Translucent
Red Head - White neck band - Pale translucent midbody - brownish end
has antennae
small, but visible eyes
lots of small legs
Eats algae ( cleaned a rather large piece of rock in seconds, it's even white now)
Is not afraid of the bright white light
Moves it's entire body around and out of the rock, QUICKLY, almost feverish
Hides immediately when I approach the tank.
On the larger individual, is could see a green stripe on side of head, which I believe is the algae it was consuming, being visible through the worm. Either that or the larger individuals have a green stripe on the head.

Hope you can help me :)

NB the pictures are rather bad, since it's a small worm that moves very fast - so sorry about that

AlSimmons
03/28/2017, 06:46 PM
This link might help.

http://chucksaddiction.thefishestate.net/ (Info Links > Hitchhikers > Worms)

Does anything look familiar?

SamuelChristens
03/28/2017, 11:29 PM
This link might help.

http://chucksaddiction.thefishestate.net/ (Info Links > Hitchhikers > Worms)

Does anything look familiar?

No, but thank you for the link. It's a very clear feature on the worm, that the head is red, with a white neck band, and none of the worms in the link have that. :)