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Bugs you might encounter in your aquarium

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COPEPODS, THE IMORTALS.
TWO DIFFERENT EGGS.

Copepods have evolved to have two types of egg.
Standard eggs and resting eggs.
Resting eggs can live for 3 months, frozen, dried at 25 degrees, pass through fish guts.
For 2 years I have tried to kill them all.
Electrocution, high level of chlorine, UVC lamps, hot water with double strength vinger.
I even had them before, being 15 Years.
Delivered by tap water supplier and only started 2.5 years ago.
Now I filter tap water with. 5 micron filter and a faucet filter before entering tanks.
Copper sulfate pentahydrate solution 👌
.2 ppm is about safe. So I hit the tanks with 40 ppm.No fish, and the plants let were dead anyway.
After cleaning filters, they then soak in bucket with copper sulfate pentahydrate solution.
I have a plant tank room no fish and Copepods eat plant ( I can't sell them).
Water supplier response is nothing to see water meet all Quality levels .
Will this work or any other ideas.

Now have do I remove or kill resting eggs 🥚

Thanks Jason (I have no hair now)
 

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COPEPODS, THE IMORTALS.
TWO DIFFERENT EGGS.

Copepods have evolved to have two types of egg.
Standard eggs and resting eggs.
Resting eggs can live for 3 months, frozen, dried at 25 degrees, pass through fish guts.
For 2 years I have tried to kill them all.
Electrocution, high level of chlorine, UVC lamps, hot water with double strength vinger.
I even had them before, being 15 Years.
Delivered by tap water supplier and only started 2.5 years ago.
Now I filter tap water with. 5 micron filter and a faucet filter before entering tanks.
Copper sulfate pentahydrate solution 👌
.2 ppm is about safe. So I hit the tanks with 40 ppm.No fish, and the plants let were dead anyway.
After cleaning filters, they then soak in bucket with copper sulfate pentahydrate solution.
I have a plant tank room no fish and Copepods eat plant ( I can't sell them).
Water supplier response is nothing to see water meet all Quality levels .
Will this work or any other ideas.

Now have do I remove or kill resting eggs 🥚

Thanks Jason (I have no hair now)

Seems a lot of effort to go through to eliminate what amounts to effect tank janitors and free fish food!
 
Looks like some kind of Oligochaet (same group as blackworms). They are probably beneficial to have in the substrate, and should make for good fish food as well.
 
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