Worms in soil


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Hello everyone
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Newbie here :D I have indoor plants problem. Looks like most of my indoor plants (if not all) have these strange worms in the soil. I've noticed them after they started eating my succulent leaf which i'm trying to grow.
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They get bigger over time it would seem, as this one is big and kinda slow, but there are bery tiny ones, that are hard to catch. That's a toothpick in the photos
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any idea what it is? and how to i get rid of them all?
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Hello and welcome to the forums, I can't see them very well from the pics but if you try to change the compost that might help. Have you had the plants outside at anytime? I know house plants can be put outside during the summer. :)
 

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They look like the larvae of Fungus gnats (Sciarid flies). Often find these in compost that is a on the wet side. They are considered to be harmless living on mainly on fungus in the compost. The gnats can be bothersome. Unlikely to be eating your succulent. Info here https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=804
 
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They look like the larvae of Fungus gnats (Sciarid flies). Often find these in compost that is a on the wet side. They are considered to be harmless living on mainly on fungus in the compost. The gnats can be bothersome. Unlikely to be eating your succulent. Info here https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=804
that does sound like the most probable thing i think i have scarid flies(if i'm correct), but i thought larvae is a bit too big for them.
are those the scarid flies? Thry flie around doing nothing, just annoys
 

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