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devon7
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I have a tiny slug in my 10 gallon tank! Umm... is this normal? Is it a problem? Is it going to grow into a giant evil lake-slug or something? It's kinda cute. I've never even heard of these before. I assume it came in on a plant.
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Devon

It would be a good idea to post a photo of it. Then some could give you the answer to your question. You are possibly correct saying it came with a plant.

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I think I might be able to do a better job describing than my terrible camera-phone... Its about three-quarters of a centimeter long, oval shaped when its not moving (about two-thirds as wide as it is long).... light yellowish-tan in color, has TINY brown stripes that run lengthwise... it moves kind of like an inch-worm. when it stretches its "neck" out it looks kind of goose-shaped, the "neck" stretches out really far and the "head" is quite small... any ideas?
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It sounds like either a fish lice or some form of leech. either way I wouldn't leave it in the tank, it may harm your fish.
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Slugs move by sliding over surfaces, not like inchworms, so it's not a slug. In fact, most aquatic organisms move like that, rather than like inchworms, so I have no idea what it could be.

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devon7
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Oh boy... now I can't find it! I will try to catch it if i see it again.... if i ever see it again!
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Is it a mollusc? Does it have a very thin pale oval shell?

If it is what I think it is, it is only a hazard to your diatom algae.

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lol i had to come by and laugh... some sort of lake monster slug thing... that was funny!

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