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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-30-2005, 02:08 PM Thread Starter
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weird white creatures in tank what are they? pic included

Hi there, great website with some beautiful aqauriums. My planted tank is nothing more then a place to grown anacharis for my turtle. Its a 20L with nothing but anacharis a small bit of hortwort and some snails. Theres no filter and up until today I didn't think anything in it moved other then snails. I was topping off the water when I noticed this creature. Notice the small one beside it. I have no idea what the heck these things are but I'm not found of them. I'm considering throwing everything out since its not worth my turtle getting a parasite to save $6 worth of anacharis. However I'd like to know what this is.


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The really tiny one on the leaf to the left is a hydra, the larger one in the middle on the plant stem is a damselfly nymph. Tweezer them both out.


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so thats a fly larva? i just did a 100% water change and managed to catch the bigger one in the python. I am still debating just starting over or scrapping the growing all together.
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