NANFA-L-- Re: { SPAM 1 }::nanfa-l-digest V1 #445

Charles Ray (
Mon, 30 Jan 2006 09:35:54 -0600

>Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2006 16:21:59 -0500
>From: "Patrick Rose" <>
>Subject: NANFA-L-- What the ______ are these
>I have never seen anything like this before. My thoughts are that they are
>some sorta leeches but I really dont know.
>I found them while I was cleaning out my daphina pool today. Needless to say
>there has been a decline in my daphina. I dont think these guys had anything
>to do with it but again I dont know.
>Anyone know, or has anyone seen them before.

Rat-tailed maggots, a type of insect larvae. Rattailed maggots feed on
decaying organic matter in stagnant water or moist excrement. See for more
information. Feed them to your larger fish.

Charles Ray
The Mighty Uphapee Drainage
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