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Are these rotifers or daphnias?

I got a whole colony living with my shrimp... They dont seem to be troubling the shrimp neither are the shrimp troubling them...
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Looks like it might be seed shrimp aka Ostracods.

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+1 Ostracod
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Looks like it might be seed shrimp aka Ostracods.
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Ostracod... Thank you... Looks pretty close to the photos i saw online
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Thank you... Made an interesting read... But i don think they are water mites...
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I have similar dots swimming in my tank. Too small to see details with a naked eye or with my 10x power magnifying glass (still look like small round white dots).

None of the neon tetras in the tank will eat them. I found this previous post on the subject. I guess the tank is going on a diet.

https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/2...-ostracod.html
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I have similar dots swimming in my tank. Too small to see details with a naked eye or with my 10x power magnifying glass (still look like small round white dots).

None of the neon tetras in the tank will eat them. I found this previous post on the subject. I guess the tank is going on a diet.

https://www.plantedtank.net/forums/2...-ostracod.html
You could have cyclops aka copepods
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