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  1. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hi Everyone, I have a 5 gallon jar that is housing juvenile shrimps, the jar is fully cycled but unfortunately, this led to large amounts of random copepods. With a lot of microorganisms, this then brought the hydras. I have treated this jar with fenbendazole(very diluted) and the hydras...
  2. Planted Nano Tanks
    My 5 gallon tank has nematodes, seed shrimp, and copepods, and I'd like to know if they'll get out of hand, with me just having cherry shrimp and otos. I don't really have the room in my tank for more fish--would bladderwort keep them in check? Something like Utricularia graminifolia? I've been...
  3. Fish
    I've read a bit about copepods and most seem to say they are harmless and even a sign of a healthy tank. However I did just watch the video someone posted recently of copepods swarming their nerite and bothering it so much it was out of the water to get away. I've just ordered a bunch of...
  4. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hi everyone, I work for a lab that cultures a marine tunicate, Ciona intestinalis. Lately, the copepods have gotten so out of control that they are killing all my juvenile animals. They are parasites to these animals, and since the Ciona are the only things we need in the tank, I need to get...
  5. Planted Nano Tanks
    I recently post a thread about my newly set up nano tank and received a few helpful info. Now it's my turn to contribute to the community. As my nano tank approaching its third week fishless cycling, I've noticed there are Microscopic life inside of my nano tank. How could this be? I was...
  6. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hello. This is my first post here on TPT.net forums! I have been checking out copepods and think they would be great in my tank. However I haven't been able to find any place where I can purchase them! I have found many saltwater ones though, but that's not what I need. Any suggestions? Thanks...
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