Help! please tell me what this is on my glass

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  1. delosa

    delosa O. vulgaris Registered

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    I just found these things crawling on my glass. I have had the aquarium set up for over five months and I have never noticed them before.

    I put a picture and a short video of this thing. There are several on my glass.
     

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  2. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Thats a flatworm, but not the plague kind. That one eats copepods and its fun to watch them hunt.
     
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    tywtly GPO Registered

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    Whoa, that's cool! I hope some of those show up in my tank.
     
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    corw314 Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    I have them too! I was wondering what they were....thanks!
     
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    delosa O. vulgaris Registered

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    Thanks for the help. I was really worried it was something bad.
     
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    DWhatley Cthulhu Staff Member Moderator

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    Thanks Thales!

    I was feeling guilty and lazy. I knew they were harmless but ate something minor that was desirable. For the life of me I couldn't remember what they were or where I had gotten the answer myself when one showed up in my seahorse tank. They really are interesting to watch but mine died off pretty quickly. I even tried to culture one in a small pico tank (that has lots of pods) because they were interesting but was not successful.
     

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