Thing in my tank

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signnet
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Thing in my tank

Post by signnet » Fri Mar 18, 2016 2:08 am

Can anyone tell me what this is? I found it swimming, not it but four of them running around on the bottom of the tank. Here's the link

http://i.imgur.com/4H7RYMN.jpg

Any ideas or thoughts would be great!

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Re: Thing in my tank

Post by Iliveinazoo » Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:42 am

signnet wrote:Can anyone tell me what this is? I found it swimming, not it but four of them running around on the bottom of the tank. Here's the link

http://i.imgur.com/4H7RYMN.jpg

Any ideas or thoughts would be great!
Looks a bit like the Gammarus Pulex:

http://www.riverfly.co.uk/interesting.htm

Should be harmless but I don't think that they will last too long in a puffer tank.

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Re: Thing in my tank

Post by signnet » Fri Mar 18, 2016 5:19 pm

Thank you so much. It just looked gross. Glad to know they would go away.

Thank you again!

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Re: Thing in my tank

Post by hadla » Fri Mar 18, 2016 10:54 pm

Yep they're everywhere in my biocube
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Re: Thing in my tank

Post by Pufferpunk » Sat Mar 19, 2016 9:58 am

Good detritus-eaters.
You are getting sleepy... you only hear the sound of my voice... you must do water changes... water changes... water changes... water changes...

"The solution to pollution is dilution!"

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