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Debi S.
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I have my RES in a tank with a viqarium - the little river running through the gravel and then the open water. I have my tank set up by the back sliding glass door. I am noticing tiny tiny black things -- shape of worms -- in the gravel. Basking spot. Do you think they could be larvae or what? Have you ever heard of this problem ? If so how do I stop it ?
Thanks if you can help.
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no i have never heard of this problem.it sould be a parasite if your turtle is wild caught.if not,check your veteranarian just phone him up and send me a picture.
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It could be undecomposed fecal matter.
Debi S.
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Thanks but it is definately little black worms -- they move !!
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really,i havn\'t heard of that before.take it to a vet,and see what they say.you will probably need antibiotics,and get some water treatment.also,when you clean your tank,make sure to use a mild bleach and rinse well.

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could you send me some pics or somthing.of everything.your turtle,the worms,the enclosure,and any other relevent information.
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