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post #2 of (permalink) Old 01-21-2013, 06:25 PM
EWTC
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Freshwater amphipods (scuds) are detritus feeders and should be pretty safe. They will happily feed on anything dead in the tank. They typically need plenty of oxygen which means colder water. Not sure how they will do in a home aquarium. If you try and are successful, please let us know!

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