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Old 05-18-2006, 06:31 PM   #1
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Tiny White Organisms

I've had my 45 gallon setup for 2 years now. After admiring my fish up close, I noticed a large quantity of tiny, oblong white specks (almost like dandruff) crawling around on the glass and swimming around the tank!
Anyone know what these could be?
Can they be harmful to my fish?
How can I get rid of them?

If it's any help, I recently installed a protein skimmer just last week. The fish currently in my tank (puffer, grouper and snowflake) all seem to be acting normal, and have no markings or spots on their bodies. Any info is greatly appreciated!

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They are harmless copepods. Free foods for ur fish

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Old 05-18-2006, 09:29 PM   #3
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Yep, I agree with fishfrik, sounds like pods. Congrats, you have a healthy tank.


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