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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #1382

> Date: Wed, 10 Nov 1999 15:24:08 -0000
> From: "Buckley, Kevin" <kevin.buckley at nectech_co.uk>
> Subject: Aquatic 'worms'
> Is there a tropical freshwater equivalent of the terrestrial worm (grub,
> snail, fish etc); i.e. something small & benign that spends a lot of time
> digging around in the gravel at the bottom of the tank & keeping it loose &
> aerated?

I'd say the MTS is the closest equivalent.   They dig thru the substrate all
day long.  During the day, I can count around 10 MTS in my 29g tank.  At
night, there are 30-40 of them all over the glass!  The populations are 
finally rising in my new 75g tank.