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Old 03-26-2019, 10:18 PM   #1
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Weird white tiny creature

So was cleaning my mystery snail tank an seen these tiny things move on the glass, thought I was seen things until I used my phone an zoomed in an seen this! What is it an should I be worried?Click image for larger version

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Old 03-27-2019, 09:44 AM   #2
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It's a species of copepod, apocyclops royi from what I found. Harmless (they eat algae) and fish will eat them.
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It's a species of copepod, apocyclops royi from what I found. Harmless (they eat algae) and fish will eat them.


Oh ok cool so will be good for like fry an stuff
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Yeah, adults will eat them too.
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Old 03-27-2019, 12:23 PM   #5
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May have to move my sailfin Mollyís to my snail tank then, more room an Iíll add plants to give the tons a babie apple snails a place to kinda hide
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