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  1. 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...
  2. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    Hi everyone. I have found hydra and planaria in my tank:surprise:. I tried to go the natural way and used NO-PLANARIA in my tank. That got rid of the hydras, some planarias and apparently some nematodes(I wasn't expecting that part). As I have a considerable thick layer of substrate I have...
  3. Fish
    Hi Guys, I'm brand new to the forum and after reading a few articles here I think you may be able to help. I own one 12G fluval edge which I adore. I had it stocked with 10 guppies, real plants, a small butterfly pleco and a zebra snail. All was well. No algae, healthy fish for months...
  4. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I plan of moving my shrimp to a new tank as well as the substrate and I've been seeing nematodes & planaria in the tank, so will boiling the substrate kill them? I also plan to get nerite snails to put with the shrimp.
  5. Shrimp & Other Invertebrates
    I'm guessing hitch-hikers on my plants but I've got nematodes in my shrimp tank(there's no shrimp or fish in the tank so there's no food) and I need them gone. I got the fenbendazole but I don't know how often do I use it (I might as well use it in case of planaria anyway) do I use every three...
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