Jun 19, 2012 873 1 … It was horrifying at first, but I still couldn't shake the feeling of worms crawling on my skin or hurting my fish. I don't have a link to it, but I found an article saying that the little white worm things are normal for crayfish to get and do not cause any harm. Small white worms on the glass are usually detritus worms that live in the gravel. While unsightly, it is harmless to man and in many cases can be removed during the … Any aquarium hobbyist that has noticed tiny white worms in their fish tank likely has one of two issues they to address. They come out of the gravel if the water quality is off or there are chemicals/ pollutants in the water. One end gloms onto the crayfish's shell, the other "head" end remains unattached. Its kinda blurry but you can see the white spot on him. After he molted for the first time I noticed some white worm like parasites on the top of his head. It doesnt seem to be effecting him. The best way to treat them is to do a 75% water change and gravel clean the substrate every day for a week. crappiekeeper Gambusia. These Crayfish Worms 6.12.05 I bought a small blue crayfish from a local pet store. White worms are known for being great eaters and they will do well in the right conditions. Its a worm that extends out a few centimeters when the crawfish walks through a current. On the other hand, grindal worms are picky eaters and will take their time to work through food. heres a vid. Pale translucent white. Crayfish throughout North America, Europe and Asia are hosts to small leech-like annelids called crayfish worms … Seem to prefer the underside, joints, and overall softer parts of the crayfish. I just wanted to know if anyone ever had it on their crawfish. The more common worm, the Detritus Worm, is naturally found in many aquariums, and any overpopulation can be fixed with proper maintenance.The less common Planaria worms are a more complex problem. Was dropping some food on it last week, noticed worm-looking things attached to it. I know lots of guys use white plastics during the spawn so they can spot when the lure has been inhaled, but I was wondering if white worms might get more bites from shad feeding fish over other colors? Goodeid, what kind of salt and how much per gallon of water? The problem is that this method is not always effective. What kind of worms are these? I've seen crawfish out there, and caught fish on craw colored cranks, but mu real question is pertaining to worms. Crayfish worms and their eggs attached to the tail of a crayfish. i had one of my 11 crayfish (2 adult males, 9 larvae) molt and he has a zit like growth on his carapace. These worms also seem to be getting longer as the days go by. MFK Member. what is this? They haven't seem to changed locations at all since I first noticed them. Hundreds of worms belonging to several genera and many species may compete for space on a single host. You can essentially put anything in front of them and they will eat it. The yellow grub (or white grub) is also a larval flatworm with a life cycle similar to parasites causing black-spot disease. The parasite appears as yellow or white spots in the flesh, often 1/4 inch long. These worms multiplied all over his body seeming to be located around joints and the bottom of his tail. It's a 10 gallon with 1 ghost crayfish (2.5") and 2 dwarf gouramis, we feed them once a day, just a pinch, and wafer for the cray every day to every other day.