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Old 05-07-2011, 04:30 PM   #1
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White lice looking bugs???

I've got them all over the sides of my tank...what is that?? (tiny white ich looking parasite bugs) is that what they are???
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most likely pods of some kind their not parasites the fish eat them
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Copepods or Amphipods


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Old 05-07-2011, 04:43 PM   #4
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if you look real close do they have what looks like little tenacles? 5 to be exact
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I've got two tanks side by side( two 90 gallons ) one reef, one predator, there are no fish in my predator tank yet and they are only visible in that tank...BTW, both tanks share the same sump
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cuz the pods haven't been eaten by the fish yet
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Too small to see, they move, then stop, move, then stop....
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do they mostly stick to the top half of the tank....im only asking because ive been having the same problem(if it is a problem) for about a month....no signs of ich...everything reads fine in my tank
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It's just pods. I had a huge explosion a few weeks ago but it's settled back down now. Pods are a good sign.
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Carey - do you think thats what i have, it almost looks like a bunch of tiny tiny brittle(white in color), but i dont think thats possible. Im scared to think its ich but fish arent showing signs of it, and cant find a picture of what ich looks like off a fish and just on the glass
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