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Old 01/01/2008, 01:18 PM   #1
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Exclamation Weird!!!

okay we were just looking into our tank and right near the sand bed at the bottom i saw these white things swimming around.. I had to look twice because i didnt want to mistaken them for bits of sand and whatnot just floating around but i saw like 10 of them their soo tiny but their white with like a little tail and their staying right by the bottom of the tank by the sand bed... They kind of look like little sperm lol Its weird does anyone know what these are?????


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Old 01/01/2008, 01:23 PM   #2
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what fish he might of ejaculated get it out of there before she gets knocked up!


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Old 01/01/2008, 01:24 PM   #3
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They could be tiny shrimp, could tell you if you post pics


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Old 01/01/2008, 01:31 PM   #4
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shrimp or copepods


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Old 01/01/2008, 01:33 PM   #5
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Ether way probably a good thing..


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Old 01/01/2008, 01:45 PM   #6
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theres no way of us taking pics, their about the size of a couple grains of sand put together, also its a new tank(no fish, no cleaners, just live rock and live sand) and its been cycling for aorund 3-4 weeks


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Old 01/01/2008, 01:50 PM   #7
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after looking at some google pics of copepods, we think they are a possible candidate, from earlier reading I believe these are good correct? Do they just provide as a source of food for fish or are there other means for them?


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Old 01/01/2008, 01:54 PM   #8
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Probably pods, yes there good. They eat Algae, Don't get fish that will eat them like mandarins.


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