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Gammarus..?

rasmusW

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Hey all!

Quick question. Are these Gammarus sp. and are they save as fish food?
I got plenty of them in my two water barrels outside along with daphnies and other small copepods.
Probably not the best pictures, so sorry in advance.
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-r
 

dw1305

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Hi all,
They are Asellus, rather than Gammarus, this makes them more suitable for tropical tanks.

Cheers Darrel
 

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rasmusW

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Thanks! I tried feeding some to my i. Bimaculata. They got eaten right away.

-r
 

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