re:Live food... or parasites?
>- - free swimming planktonic worms (also seem to be in the gravel), about =
>1cm long and as thick as a hair, whitish, wriggle like crazy.
Don't know, sounds like some kind of fly or mosquito larvae.
>- -scales on the glass and UGF uplift tubes, about 2mm across, milky =
>colored with a dark cyst on top. These do move about the glass but not =
>fast enough to be visible.
I'll bet they're limpets. These are a kind of snail. That's all I know.
>- -green daphnia like animals, they may even be daphnia, but I have also =
>read of similar descriptions of a "fish louse."
I think I have these too, they seem to disappear when you get fish,
particularly small ones.
>- -some tiny (<1mm) worms that slither around on the glass and probably in =
>the gravel as well. Yellowish color.
I've had these too. Baby fish and ghost shrimp like to eat them.
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