Caddisfly larvae

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Caddisfly larvae

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I've just spotted 2 of the weirdest insect like creatures in my 60l planted tank.
They have - like a hermit crab, built cases for themselves from wood and leaves, and are happily scavaging around the tank.
I'm fairly certain from googling that they are Caddisfly larvae.
Does anyone know if they are dangerous. This tank is a guppy breeding tank, with shrimp and ottos too.
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Re: Caddisfly larvae

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From a bit of a look online it may be best to remove them to a pond,most eat decaying plants and algae but some are predatory and could eat baby shrimp.

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They may also take small, resting fish.
Move them to a pond.

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Kinda crunchy with a soft, gooey centre... I'll leave you with that thought!. :grin:
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Re: Caddisfly larvae

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Martinspuddle wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:52 am
Kinda crunchy with a soft, gooey centre... I'll leave you with that thought!. :grin:
..you truly know how to have a good time... :cool:

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Ric wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 19:26 pm
Martinspuddle wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:52 am
Kinda crunchy with a soft, gooey centre... I'll leave you with that thought!. :grin:
..you truly know how to have a good time... :cool:
ROFL
Pas de commentaires grossiers sur moi, pendant mon absence! :dodgy2:
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