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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-10-2013, 06:23 PM Thread Starter
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Lots of microorganisms

I have a lot of microorganisms growing in my 5 gallon heavily planted tank. I can see them swimming around and moving on the glass... thats a good thing right? It means the system is healthy?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-10-2013, 06:41 PM
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http://www.aquatropicalfish.com/show...-Your-Aquarium

like this? you probably overfeed.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-12-2013, 11:02 PM Thread Starter
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more like daphnia... no planaria that i have seen yet
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-12-2013, 11:26 PM
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Scuds, maybe"
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gammarus shrimp
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 05-13-2013, 03:55 AM
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Probably seed shrimp. (ostracods)
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