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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V6 #157 I have a bad case of worms! ; )
- To: Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com
- Subject: Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V6 #157 I have a bad case of worms! ; )
- From: Moontanman at aol_com
- Date: Sat, 17 May 2003 11:36:23 EDT
In a message dated 5/17/03 7:35:27 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:
> Any ideas on:
> 1) Identifying them (can be described as whitish/ pink up to 4 to 6 inches
> long... look like the worms on the pavement after it rains down in
> Houston... not nightcrawlers)
Could be aquatic earth worms, do they have the sections like an earth worm?
> 2) Potential hazards/ benefits they present
They sound like a great way to grow fish food in your tank! Seriously, such
worms provide a valuable service by eating left over food and aerating the
substrate much like terrestrial worms.
> 3) How to manage the population?
Send them to me! I love to have odd critters in my tanks!
> Thanks very much and have a great green (or red if that is what you are
> growing) day!