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Re: [APD] copepods
At 08:47 AM 1/12/2005 -0800, you wrote:
>Okay, its not exactly on topic but it's not magentic water filters with
>natural undocumented power, either.
>I have seen a small number of what appears to be copepods on the walls of my
>tank when the lights first come on. A small number = maybe 5 in a 55G.
>They are white, tiny, elongated and move in jerky, striaght lines covering
>about 1/2 to 3/4 an inch at a time. I only see them on the black back wall
>and even with a magnifying glass they are really too small to make out any
>details. So, I think these are copepods.
>I have read that some are parasitic. Are all of them parasitic? Thus far,
>all the fish in the tank are fine but this might just be the beginning of
>the outbreak. Should I be concerned and, if so, suggestions on what I
Do they have little egg sacs on either side of the rear of the body?
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