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Re: One other organism in my tank

Posted By: Anne Webel <anne.webel@village.uunet.be>
Date: Monday, 27 September 1999, at 5:10 p.m.

In Response To: One other organism in my tank (Pete)

Hi Pete

Don't know what the crustacean could be. I would doubt, in fact I'm practically certain, that it is not a brine shrimp (artemia). As the name implies, they need brine to survive. They'll manage for a few hours in sweet water, which is what you have. To quantify as brine you would need at least as much salt as there is in sea water. I hope your loaches and other fish are not in that much salt :)

Could it be a snail? Have you looked at it under a magnifying glass? How many legs etc. Has anyone any ideas what this could be ? Hans, I seem to remember you posting once about a