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post #1 of 4 Old 03-21-2010, 09:33 PM Thread Starter
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Triops from nowhere?!?!?!!?

three days ago i got some of those plants from petsmart you know the ones in the tubes and i planted them in my ten gallon (future shrimp farm / apparently new triops farm) and out of nowhere i started seeing little baby triops!!!! anybody have theis happen to them or know why this would happen??
yeah i know after some reasearch that the plants arent ment for aquariums even tho they are labeled "for aquarium and tropical taririum"

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post #2 of 4 Old 03-22-2010, 03:56 AM
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Are you 100% sure they're triops? That seems really strange to me. Other types of critters like copepods aren't that uncommon though.

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post #3 of 4 Old 03-22-2010, 04:12 PM Thread Starter
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yeah iv raised triops before and theyr exactly like that and they keep getting bigger. but they could be copepods ill have to wait and see when they get a little bigger

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post #4 of 4 Old 03-24-2010, 02:48 PM
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I suppose triops are possible...
their eggs can stay dormant for decades..

Again, unlikely... but possible.
I'm kinda jealous. I wanted to grow triops in my 5G

I think I'm gonna do shrimp instead tho.

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