|02-28-2013 09:58 PM|
|trueblu8||Oh wow. Yeah get them out of there.|
|02-28-2013 09:33 PM|
|shift||they are not getting my shrimp!|
|02-28-2013 08:03 PM|
|trueblu8||Feed them. Lol.|
|02-28-2013 05:33 PM|
|shift||I just found another one of these little punks in my fry tank :| thats 3 now.. they must have been all over that plant package.|
|02-20-2013 07:51 PM|
Here's some of my photos of...
Of these interesting underwater predators that occasionally hitchhike on plants.
That's how I dealt with mine.
Headless Mayfly Nymphs
Dragonfly Nymph I minced up for the fish. Their mouths were too small so I had to assist. I have no idea what the little white eggs are in the last photo.
Rob.... that freshwater spider looking crab is a "Thai micro-crab?"
|02-19-2013 07:56 PM|
|02-19-2013 06:51 PM|
The picture in this thread is actually of a dragonfly nymph, while yours were damselfly nymphs (same insect order but different families). The dragonfly nymphs are bigger, and I'll betting the adult dragonflies don't lay as many eggs as do the damselflies. Damselflies are pretty prolific.
|02-19-2013 06:37 PM|
|Rob in Puyallup||
Re: ID this mysterious creature
Speaking of things that look like spiders, check out one of my freshwater crabs:
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|02-19-2013 06:35 PM|
|Rob in Puyallup||A very cool pic, Trueblu! I love all things, bugs!|
|02-19-2013 06:05 PM|
|sbarbee54||If you find one in your tank there are more..... They can lay eggs fomr 10-30... I thought i only had 5. when i tore the tank down total found was 15 alive and 2 that i found dead 2 days prior.|
|02-19-2013 05:20 PM|
|shift||Looks like a big spider|
|02-19-2013 10:17 AM|
|trueblu8||Yeah you'd have to keep them in another tank.|
|02-19-2013 10:02 AM|
|creekbottom||I had read that a nymph could stay that way for up to 2 years! I don't think my shrimp would last that long.|
|02-19-2013 09:25 AM|
|trueblu8||Lol. Just feed them until they become a dragonfly. Then let them fly around the house or release them into the wild.|
|02-19-2013 09:12 AM|
|creekbottom||Ugh!! those things are so creepy looking! I had to pull one out of my shrimp tank too... gross!!!|
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