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Re: NFC: Re: Re: Re: Planaria

This has been a very interesting thread to follow, especially in light of 
the fact that the apistogramma list to which I subscribe has contained 
anectodal evidence that planaria are shunned by fish.  Some posters have 
gone so far as to claim that if planaria touch (slime?) any fish food, the 
fish will not eat the food.

It looks like the NFC listers' observations are quite the opposite!

A new live food staple is born?

I do have to say that I once had a heavy infestation of tiny white (1-2mm) 
worms in a tank that contained a pair of apistogramma Nijsenni and their 
fry.  It appeared to me that the fish and 'worms' happily ignored each 

I wonder if these worms were planaria or something else?  I did not observe 
the diagnostic triangular head on these things, although they were very 



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