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enyong112 12-29-2012 04:15 AM

Bugs? Pests? Help
 
Im having lots of bugs swimming around my tank... How do you control them?

Darkblade48 12-29-2012 07:53 AM

The first step is to identify these bugs. Are they actual insects, or worms in the water? Or perhaps they are copepods?

Sakuras 12-29-2012 08:31 AM

maybe baby snails? or nematodes?

Soothing Shrimp 12-29-2012 02:54 PM

Unfortunately lots of us learn to live with copapods in the shrimp tanks. In fish tanks they get eaten so you hardly ever see them.

Drewsplantednutz 12-29-2012 03:50 PM

Ya don't flip out. Bugs are usually a good sign that your tank is on the right path to being a "natual" environment. Or your overfeeding and not cleaning up the leftovers

ravensgate 12-29-2012 05:29 PM

Be sure to check out the sticky at the top of the forum. There is a thread to help identify fauna in the aquarium and tell you if it's harmful or not.

enyong112 12-29-2012 06:03 PM

I think they are seed shrimps and tubiflex...

MiniFishRoom 12-29-2012 07:42 PM

Check this site out:
http://www.planetinverts.com/what_is..._aquarium.html


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