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  1. Default Bugs in the water.... help?


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    G'day all.

    In the last two days I have discovered three damselfly larvae (nymphs). My theory on how they got into my tank is that they were attatched to the plants I bought from the LFS and have grown enough to be clearly visable.

    They have all been the same size, theyre about an inch long (2.5cms).

    Would they harm my fish? I have removed two of the three nymphs, should I remove the third and anyothers I find? I also have guppy fry in this tank, would the damselfly nymphs eat the fry?

    Thanks guys
    ~Betta Lover~

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    Yes. you should remove it. Damselfly larvae (nymphs) are ferocious predators.

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    Thanks William. Would it spread disease to my fish?
    ~Betta Lover~

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    I doubt it even if it is possible. A bigger concern is that they might eat your fish or just killing them while trying to eat your fish. They sometimes attack prey that re bigger than themselves!

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    I've tried to get the third one out but the horrid things decided its going to live in the part of the undergravel filter where the bubbles come out... I think it knows that i cant get it out unless I rip out my ug filter >_<
    ~Betta Lover~

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    LOL. Sorry to hear that. But it will likely come out sooner or later.

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    I attatcked it with a pair of 'boiled' tweezers... Ding dong the bug is dead ^_^
    ~Betta Lover~

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