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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 06-08-2013, 06:07 PM Thread Starter
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Bugs? in my tank

I was feeding the fish in my 20g today when i noticed thousands of these little creatures swimming around the bottom of my tank and in the gravel please help how do i get rid of them? are they harmful to my fish? and what are they?

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I can't really tell from the pick, but this post should help you identify what they are and if they are harmful....

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As a rule of thumb: if you can see them, they aren't harmful. Probably seed shrimp or some other little ostracod. Syphon them to their doom.

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thank you for the help
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