What the heck are these?

bughaterApril 28, 2013

They look like worms or larvae, stuck to the rocks of the waterfall. They will also collect on a leaf if it falls in: when the leaf is taken out they squirm around. Bio filter and waterfall is on 24/7. They can't be mosquitos in moving water?

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Does not look like mosquitoes to me. Mosquitoes have a wind/unwind/spring-like action to them when they move.

    Bookmark   April 28, 2013 at 11:49AM
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I believe those are black fly larvae. whenever I see them in my pond I just knock them loose and send them downstream for a fish snack.

    Bookmark   April 28, 2013 at 12:45PM
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Thanks! The fish love em!

    Bookmark   April 30, 2013 at 1:03AM
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