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Mystery of the micro babies...
Posted By: gal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Saturday, 7 February 1998, at 2:36 a.m.
Hi all. I just made an astonishing discovery....I was staring into my new 55 gallon tank and noticed what i thought was a small, hairlike worm on the side of the tank (one time I got those little white worms from overfeeding...but these were SLIGHTLY bigger and darker). Suddenly, the "worm" started to swim! I noticed one side of the "worm" was slightly thicker than the other, and looked like a skinny head with tiny eyes.
I have successfully bred pineapple swordtails, various mollies and platies, and guppies, i knew these weren't them...so they must be laid by an egglayer!!
Shortly after the discovery, i unplugged and emptied the water from my power filter into a small bucket. I figured any that were around may have been sucked up. I was right! after clos