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Old 05/13/2018, 05:19 PM   #1
jchakraborty
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ID please

I just bought couple of zoas today and as soon as I put one of the zoa plug in the RO water few things came out are these bad or some unwanted stuff. Please help me


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Old 05/16/2018, 07:40 PM   #2
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Just a type of copepod. Harmless and will eat detritus and be a tasty morsel for some fish. Very tasty. Totally normal reef inhabitant.

http://www.marinespecies.org/copepoda/


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Old 05/17/2018, 07:36 AM   #3
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Actually thats an Amphipod.. (harmless/beneficial/very common)
Bookmark this link for future ID use.. Its got most of the common stuff and a simple Thumbs up/Thumbs down recommendation system..
A copepod is different..

https://www.lionfishlair.com/hitchhikers-guide/


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