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You guys… ostracods get out of control fast! If you don’t know what ostracods (aka seed shrimp) are, then check out my blog post about them here. On top of that, I also had quite a bit of green spot algae that was tough to clean off the glass without taking the driftwood out of […]

A couple of weeks ago I noticed some tiny dots swimming around in my betta tank, clinging to the aquarium walls, hanging out on the driftwood, and even burrowing between the grains of sand in my aquarium substrate. What are they? They’re Seed Shrimp! Also called Ostracoda, Seed Shrimp are not truly shrimp, but rather […]