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What lurks in the moss...

Saw Ed's pictures last night so snapped some myself as well. 60mm at 1:1 with all 3 Kenko tubes.




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Nice pics. thats the small bug right?

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It is a SCUD (Gammarus sp.)! Sweeeet pictures! I just love to see those little guys zooming around my tank. They look like crickets to me


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SWEET PICS!!! I'll have to keep and eye out for those, though Im sure most fish eat them


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Yup, it's a freshwater scud. Came in as a hitchhiker on a shipment and the one that came in happened to be a female. There's a dozen or so running around the tank at the moment. They're currently sharing a small tank with some snowball shrimps so nothing to eat them.

Fish will consume them if they're in the same tank. The female pictured above is nearly 1/8".

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Saw Ed's pictures last night so snapped some myself as well. 60mm at 1:1 with all 3 Kenko tubes.
Are you following me around??? Nice bug, Eric.


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Haha, thanks, Ed.

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