Parasite on snail?

Discussion in 'Invertebrates' started by Rexi, 17 Jan 2014.

  1. Rexi

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    Hi guys

    so I went out and bought 2 Pyramid snails today, which look alot like turbo snails in my opinion (which is only based on research lol) and I found this running around on the snail... With a hell of a struggle I managed to get it off the snail without hurting the snail. Don't want to Them out too much.

    Can anyone maybe ID this thing? looks alot like a shrimp of some sort?

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    Looks like a copepod, harmless and great for a tank. Makes good eating for the fishes
     
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    ok awesome. Thanks guys!!!
     
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