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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-30-2013, 05:36 AM Thread Starter
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Roach looking l bugs in shrimp tank

found 3 roach looking bugs in my pfr tank, sorry no pic. I think those bugs been eating my baby pfr. does any member know what kind of bug it is. wish I could take the pic but phone not working. Thanks

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-30-2013, 08:47 AM
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If it is very small(size about a dot) then it is a copepod/cyclops if it is bigger than that size by quite abit, then I am clueless.
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If they are eating pfr, they could be water bugs.

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If they are eating pfr, they could be water bugs.
That sounds right.

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I have had quite a few painful encounters with these guys as a kid.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 04-30-2013, 06:40 PM Thread Starter
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