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Old 08/13/2015, 09:57 PM   #1533
Quiet_Ivy
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Originally Posted by Dfee View Post
So you're 100% sure that pods won't be one of the things that die during Dino's? I just don't want to waste my money buying them

Nothing is 100%, but my dinos are exploding; they're coating the walls of my tank. The worst patches are literally covered with various pods. Speck like pods, copepods, ?amphipods, hydroids, etc. I have grammarus -looking shrimp running around too. They aren't killing off or even really reducing the dinos by any means, but they're alive in there. These aren't the commercially available ones. Actually aren't the tisbe/tigger pods detrivores anyway?

I did lose pods (and dang near everything else) by repeatedly scraping off 2 inch thick coating of dinos on 3 aquarium walls. Don't try that at home.

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