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post #72 of (permalink) Old 01-12-2019, 04:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Biggles View Post
Different direction today. Now that I have all these plants I also have some sort of teeny tiny “bugs” in the tank. They appear white, super small, are crawling around just above the water line on the glass. I have seen then on floating plants as well. I can’t get a picture of them because of the small size. They jump if I try to crush them and float on the water surface. Should I be worried? Is there a method to remove these unwanted guests? I have lighters and hairspray if need be 🙂
I don't think hairspray getting in the water is a solid idea

I have had them too on floating plants. They seem harmless. Annoying yes, but harmless. Only way I could get rid of them was to rid myself of infected floating plants (virtually all floating plants)

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