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Lsusurfr98

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First off I apologize for the pic, best I can manage being that these creatures are so small and my phone camera doesn’t want to focus on the object in question...

My tank is crawling with these things, I first noticed them a few days ago hiding in the wet side of mag float. Literally look like Mr. Plankton from Spongebob, lol. Hoping they’re harmless copepods. Current livestock only consists of yellowtail damsel, foxface, and a lawnmower - doesn’t appear any of those like to munch on these things.

Any idea or advice on taking better pics of microscopic things with iPhone?

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Top center is a Munnid isopod, harmless. Other one likely is as well but can't make out much in the pic. Suck them up with a turkey baster, shoot them into the water column, and they will be eaten by the Damsel. Wrasse will pick them off tank walls if they're out in the open.
 

Lsusurfr98

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Spot on as usual @thegob ! Looked them up and this is exactly what they look like, appear to be beneficial also. Thanks for the info!

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