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Rogergolf66 07-02-2007 12:54 PM

White very small bug help
 
I have a very small like the size of a pin head walking on the walls of my refugium. what are they are they good or bad.

help

Thanks Roger

to small to take a picture of.

fish_4_all 07-02-2007 06:23 PM

It sounds like some kind of copopod or water flea. I have then in my fresh water tanks although I have heard they can be even more prevelant in salt tanks. As far as I know they are harmless and fish, anenome and corals should filter them out if they get into the tank from the refugium.

anemone 07-02-2007 11:22 PM

Have a look at this site, it may help you to identify what you have


http://www.xtalworld.com/Aquarium/hitchfaq.htm


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