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What are these? Are they harmful? I see them on the glass but not sure if they are elsewhere.
Really tiny, about 1mm long or so.

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Flatworms, but not the invasive take-over-your-tank kind. They're harmless and will just cruise around your glass eating algae

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2 for 2. Thanks again alto! :happy:

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I have these also. They Have t hurt anything.

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flatworms, some can reproduce and take over your tank. they live off of detritus and excess nutrients. Sometimes they can use up all the excess and just die off. I had some in my old 65 gallon tank and could not for the life of me seem to get rid of them. Some six line wrasses eat them so thats a potential resolution to your problem.

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if there red your in trouble if there clear or whiteish clear your ok those are hunters the red ones bother your corals.If you seen the timelaspse video i seen of the red ones youd be shocked .Plus the red ones multipoly real nasty.The white ones stay in check and are nocturnal
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Thanks for all the replies :)

They are not red, more white/beige/brownish.