Growing in Sump

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    Hi all

    Whatvis this growing in my sump. Also there are these little white things crawling on the glass as can be seen to the right of the big thing 20160810_194823.jpg
     
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    Left looks like fan worm

    Right looks like spiniod worm. Does it have 2 feelers?
     
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    Hi bud,looks like a feather duster. Have quite a few of these in my tank.
     
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    Sorry the worm looking thing on right is also same as center worm. Below the right worm is a small white spec. These white things run all over the glass. Very small
     
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    Are they moving or do they just stick to the glass bud?

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    Feather duster stick to one place on glass. Small white things move around
     
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    small white thing is then most likely a copepod. Does it look like a small flea?
     
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    Yes looks like a flea. Good or bad?
     
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    They are worms. Good sign for your water though. Harmless. If you looks closely, you'll see the same tiny pieces sticking out as like the feather duster but a much smaller version. Part of the serpulidae family.

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    The thing I'm talking about looks like the following picture.

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    Got many of those in my tank on the glass
     
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    These are the harmless one's. If you leave them, they will eventually just dissappear.

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    filter feeder worms. good guys.
     
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