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Old 06-10-2012, 12:59 PM   #1
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Parasite thing on glass

I was helping my turbo snail get on thr glass again cause it was upside down on the sandbed and I was placint on the glass and a white larva looking parasite I guess jump from the snails shell on to the glass I tried taking a pic but just to tiny would u guys have a clue what it might be.
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Old 06-10-2012, 01:09 PM   #2
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Just snail eggs.
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Old 06-10-2012, 01:11 PM   #3
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Just snail eggs.
It had feet on it lol
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Old 06-10-2012, 01:40 PM   #4
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Probably a copepod or an isopod.
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Old 06-10-2012, 01:50 PM   #5
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Lol in that case yes it was prob a cope or iso pod
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Old 06-10-2012, 02:25 PM   #6
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Sounds like a pod to me. Perfectly normal and good for your tank.

they tend to look like lice or itty bitty little shrimp.
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Sounds like a pod to me. Perfectly normal and good for your tank.

they tend to look like lice or itty bitty little shrimp.
Yup thats what it kind of look like thanks guys I tought it was a pest or something
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They're a very good sign.
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Old 06-10-2012, 04:17 PM   #9
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They are copepods. I had an infestation of those. They are a sign that your water quality is poor. But at the same time they are good for the tank.
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Old 06-10-2012, 04:26 PM   #10
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They're a very good sign.
Ohh thanks thats good
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