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Old 05-10-2004, 03:57 PM   #1
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Stuff floating in the water

I have a 125 SW with 65 LBS of LR. Just recently I woke up to see what looks like thousands of little things flying around in my tank. And if I look real close at the glass on the inside, there are little things attached to the walls. I assume this is coming out of the LR? What are they? I can see them even during the day hours and not just at night. I just noticed this the other day. The water parameters are all 0 and PH is 8.2. Temp is 80-82. I have 2 clowns, 1 yellow wrasse, 1 LM blenny and 1 yellow tailed damsel. Just curious…
The things attached to the glass look like little blobs of stuff with little tails almost…

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Old 05-10-2004, 04:12 PM   #2
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pods... prolly mysid shrimp if they are swimming

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Old 05-10-2004, 07:18 PM   #3
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Pods, pods, pods. millions and millions of 'em. Harmless and good.
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Old 05-11-2004, 11:25 PM   #4
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I had something simulare with my little 7gallon tank with live rock and a false perc...I have lots of corraline algae and brittle worms and other worms. Then one day I saw about 15 of this little tiny about the size of @ the a in the circle. the color was clear and they looked just like small jelly fish but they could propel and attach not with their legs or arms but the other end. Then one day after about three weeks they were gone. LFS guy who knows his stuff said could be jellyfish!!
50 gallon saltwater fish only...1 mated pair yellowtail damsels, neon dottyback, tomato clown, huma trigger, lemonpeel angel, 12 stripe wrase, bi-color blenny, dozen or so hermit crabs-scarlet and mexican, cerith snails, turbo snails, orange linkia starfish, 50 plus pounds of purple-pink coraline encrusted rock and a few mushrooms.

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7 gallon tank with 6 pounds of live rock and countless brittlestars, 5 hermit crabs, snails and 1 False Percula Clown fish and Camel Back Dancing shrimp
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