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Old 02-16-2006, 04:16 PM   #1
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whats the difference?

between copepode and amphipods?

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Old 02-16-2006, 04:46 PM   #2
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Copepods are tiny and amphipods get to about 1/4" long with a curled body.
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Here are some examples.
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http://web.odu.edu/sci/biology/jrh/whatis.htm
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as Fluff said. amphipod.. http://www2.una.edu/microaquarium/im...Scudcm1969.jpg
copepod http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...opepodkils.jpg
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Just noticed we posted at the same time.
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nope, that was Fluff..
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opps.. Fixed.
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Is one better than the other? I have more amphipod than the other in my tank. Some seem to be getting very large too.
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Not really. Your fish not eating them? However some of them are bad. They will attach to your fish.
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do both eat detritis?
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