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    Senior Member Khoa's Avatar
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    Is my tank Maturing??

    So for the pass week, i've been seeing alot of white spot on my glass tank.
    Then today as i notice, some of those white spot that i recall seeing, looks like miniature snail and bugs/shrimp now???
    So is this perfectly normal or is there something wrong with the tank?
    I'm assuming its perfectly fine and that the tank is maturing??
    Correct me if im wrong.

    here's 1 of the pics.
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    Here's another one
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    It's hard to say what these white spots are from the pics, but if they move I would asume that they are some type of pod or other crustacean, that have started to reproduce in your tank.

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    Senior Member Khoa's Avatar
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    The are moving freely around my glass.
    some of them even looks like miniature snails.
    There's the long kind with legs and round kind that looks like baby snail...
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    I was told that the ones with legs are copepods (probably), and the ones like snails are mini feather dusters.

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    Thanks sara, so is this a good sign or a bad one??
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    Good sign. It means that the tank is getting capable of supporting life.

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    Yes ... it is a good sign to have anything be able to reproduce in your tank. It is an indicator that your environment is AOK
    Rob

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    A very good sign. Check here, you may be able to get some ID's:
    http://www.rshimek.com/odd_critters.htm
    Susan

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