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post #10 of (permalink) Old 07-23-2012, 05:04 PM Thread Starter
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Lol sorry, I'm at war with scuds! Hope this doesn't lead to a tank tear down.

This is what I have. It looks much more vicious than the benign g. pulex. I'll post if I get a positive ID. Getting more and more suspicious this is the reason I have no baby shrimp in a large heavily planted well fed tank.

Bottom pic is mine.

Perhaps even the common pulex is not as harmless as I thought, here a pic of one that caught a blood worm:

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