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  1. Freshwater Fish Diseases,Algae Issues,Emergencies
    Yesterday, he was gasping, way less red than normal, and, as you can see, has little black blobs inside his body. The other embers look fine. This one has had a black stripe on his side for months (but otherwise was red and acting perfectly normal), and I thought it was just the way he was. Now...
  2. Mystery Worm (Parasite?)

    Mystery Worm (Parasite?)

    The tail end, I think.
  3. Mystery Worm (Parasite?)

    Mystery Worm (Parasite?)

    This is the worm, actual size, on a microscope slide. the biggest one that I saw was about 1 cm long. this one's about 6 mm long
  4. Mystery Worm (Parasite?)

    Mystery Worm (Parasite?)

    The front end of it. It has a straw-like feeding appendage, and it was actively poking around (looking for food?) with that end.
  5. Mystery Worm (Parasite?)

    Mystery Worm (Parasite?)

    A worm that I found in my aquarium a while ago. I'm not sure what it is, but it might or might not be a parasite.
  6. Mystery Worm (Parasite?)

    Mystery Worm (Parasite?)

    Another view of the head.
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