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Bugs in my shrimp tank.

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^^^ video is not mine but seems to look like them..
.I have some little bugs in the substrate and also swimming around.. Should I care?

My shrimp are breeding and seem happy enough.. Will the bugs kill baby shrimp? Edited by Matmatmat

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Yeah that kinda looks like them.. They are so small and I'm pretty blind, but hopefully they aren't harmfull. I figure they are so prevalent because maybe I've been over feeding? I've pretty much halved the food to see what happens, can I use some no-planeria stuff or similar to remove them? Or do I just have to put up with them?

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Chances are that anything you put in to kill the ostracods will also kill off any shrimp in there. Biologically speaking, they are extremely similar.

You could always try a couple of small fish in there for a few days, Rasbora should make light work of them.

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Yes your correct, they are due to over feeding. I have them in my tanks. They don't harm shrimp, how ever if you don't like them I think no planaria will kill them.

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