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Old 10-05-2006, 11:55 PM   #1
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What is this Pod?? PICS

Any idea what kind of pod this is?? Good or Bad?? I have taken 3 out of the tank so far. This one was the biggest at 3/4 of a inch. Was doing a great job in the sandbed moving it around.

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It's an isopod. Could be parasitic. I'd remove them as you find them.
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http://www.melevsreef.com/id/cirolanid_isopod.html

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