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Post Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 2:36 pm   Problem .. Please help

Hi. I have a big problem .. There are a lot of worms in my aquarium. they are small and white. I cleaned aquarium. I changed the water completely. I washed sand and filter with boiling water. Even if I cleaned basking area. For 2 days did not have the worms. But today there are more worms in the aquarium. I do not know what to do. Would you please help me, about to destroy the worms

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Post Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2012 4:49 pm   Re: Problem .. Please help

Do you mean "worms"? I can't tell what they are from the picture, however I would keep everything bare after you clean it. Add things in once you can tule them out as the source of the worms. Also, I would throw away the filter media.
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Post Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:34 pm   Re: Problem .. Please help

I have something similar looking in my tank and i thought it was fish poo... Is it dangerous?
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Post Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2012 5:17 pm   Re: Problem .. Please help

Depends on what it is... I would try to get rid of it regardless.
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Post Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:48 pm   Re: Problem .. Please help

Hmm would you say I should throw out all my sand in her nesting bed too? I've been meaning to get new filtration media anyways.
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Post Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 11:11 pm   Re: Problem .. Please help

I don't recall what you have setup, but it couldn't hurt.
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Post Posted: Tue May 22, 2012 10:07 am   Re: Problem .. Please help

I bought rough ray and he ate all worms. Problem is solved by rough ray :)
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Post Posted: Tue May 22, 2012 11:08 am   Re: Problem .. Please help

What else do you have in the tank? I once put some large stones from my garden into the tank and the next week the glass was covered in little tube worms. I had to boil/bleach everything to get rid of them. It was a pain. They were unsightly but harmless to the turtle.

If you can find some temporary housing for the turtle you can buy a bunch of feeder minnows to eat the worms in the tank too, once they are done you have nice fat fish for the turtle :)
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Post Posted: Tue May 22, 2012 12:26 pm   Re: Problem .. Please help

Thank you for your suggestions :)
I boiled everything in the aquarium but it didn't work. As I said, rough ray ate all worms :) Thanks to rough ray, i got rid of the worms :)
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