Unknown larva in my sump

Unknown larva in my sump

Postby tumblestars » Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:49 am

Hi Guys,

Well, tonight when looking in my sump with a flashlight (I love checking out the critters lurking in there!) I noticed a bunch of larva I estimate to be between 1 and 2mm in length.

I only have a very dodgy USB microscope at home, but have taken some screenshots if anyone has any idea- even just a general 'that looks like some kind of _______" will help me a lot! (I have pairs/harems of yellowtail damsels, green chromis, firetail gobies and bar gobies).

Thanks guys!


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Re: Unknown larva in my sump

Postby Suzy » Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:03 am

I am going to go out on a limb and say it is a fish! Not an invert!

Yeah. duh. I know!

Throw some rots in and see what happens!
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Re: Unknown larva in my sump

Postby jeff@zina.com » Thu Mar 01, 2012 12:12 pm

My guess would be the damsels or chromis, but any are possible. Feed them and you'll eventually find out. :)

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