Spirorbid Worms?

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I just walked in from work and realized that my tank’s glass is covered in these tiny little wormlike critters. After doing some Nancy Drew’ing on Google and a couple of forums, the closest thing I’ve found that resembles it is spirorbid worms or detritus worms. Could someone ID these for me? Thanks in advance!!

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Those just look like normal copepods...good things.
Spirinoid worms are actually very hard little white snail-like shells that adhere to things in your tank...they don't move.
 
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Awesome thanks! There’s a good bit of them and they’re all starting to stick to the glass. Is that normal or will they dwindle down a bit in the future? I don’t mind if they’re good for the tank, just kind of an eyesore if they’re going to be taking up valuable glass real estate!
 

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