Is this worm / parasite / egg ...??
  • boertokoiboertokoi January 2013
    Posts: 67
    Hi Bro and Sifu

    I saw this 'springy thing' attached to my pond's wall. If you can view the video ... at the water level/edge.

    Any idea what it is ...

    Thank you

    Zul

  • niveknivek January 2013
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    bloodworms?
  • boertokoiboertokoi January 2013
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    Kevin, not really i think ... they kinda transparent and lite brown when i wipe them out.
  • boertokoiboertokoi January 2013
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    Attached pic ... sorry dont have DSLR.

    www.koianswers.com/discussion/download/11593/ZP_230113b.jpg
  • niveknivek January 2013
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    hmm can't quite tell, just a few guesses, mosquito larvae or the skins of larvae after molting maybe. Sifus help help :-)
  • BthineshkumarBthineshkumar January 2013
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    It's mosquito larva skin. It's in ur pond or filter. Normally I have this only in my sc chamber.
  • boertokoiboertokoi January 2013
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    Bro TK, its in the pond. just at that corner ...
  • ShukriShukri January 2013
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    Some kind of parasite........larvae of some sort......
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  • boertokoiboertokoi January 2013
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    Bro Shukri, not sure also ... i picked up one more this morning and it doesn't wriggle or looks alive. Could be larvae skin or waste ...?

    All Kois behavior are normal.
    Should i put dimlin or raise the salt level to 0.3 (as precautionary measure) ...?

    Thanks.
  • ShukriShukri January 2013
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    If I am in your position, I will Dimilin my pond........just to be sure.
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  • boertokoiboertokoi January 2013
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    Ok thanks for your advise ... will do.
  • CKYeohCKYeoh January 2013
    Posts: 26
    This is red worm egg, my guppy like it consume it, this normally happen on still water. U can try to use a a cup to keep it, after few day the egg will turn to red worm, hope can help.
  • boertokoiboertokoi January 2013
    Posts: 67
    Hi CKY, thank you very much for info.

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