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#1 Mattymak

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 11:28 AM

I have a 200L drum that was sitting out the back filled with old tank water (I forgot about it) & it's now got things swimming in it & they look like (not trying to be rude) but the look like sperm lol? Any idea what they could be

#2 Voodoo

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 11:40 AM

tadpoles? or mosquito larvae?



#3 Mattymak

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 11:43 AM

I thought mosquito myself. Any way to rid of them?

#4 Voodoo

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 11:48 AM

Tip it out i guess



#5 Mattymak

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 11:49 AM

I'm doing that atm, it's draining

#6 malawiman85

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 11:55 AM

Feed them to fish



#7 Mattymak

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 12:15 PM

They're so small haha too hard to see

#8 MrLeifBeaver

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 12:27 PM

chlorine...



#9 ice

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 12:30 PM

your fish will bloody love them dude just leave them in there and do the water change!



#10 Mattymak

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 12:52 PM

There's no fish in there bro

#11 ice

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 12:54 PM

My bad I thought the tub was for water changes rather than old tank water.


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#12 Mattymak

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 01:06 PM

That's ok bro haha :) thanks guys

#13 Westie

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 01:25 PM

Free live food for an aquarium



#14 dori

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 01:59 PM

could be mosquito larvae, they usually breed in still water, some people even use them as food for fishes



#15 Riggers

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 03:30 PM

Definitely mosquito larvae Matty, I had the tub of wood out the back, in 2 weeks it was full of em!!! It's a shame my fish are vege eaters otherwise they do make ok food. Goldfish seem to love em too!

#16 Mattymak

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 03:42 PM

Ok cool! Thanks :)

Haha yeah bloody trophs!

#17 kane29

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Posted 10 September 2014 - 05:10 PM

thats top quality fish food right there! I leave containers of still water around the house to fund the food for the fishes.






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