Gammarus A Danger To Eggs/fry?

Discussion in 'Breeding Fish' started by Piaelliott, May 28, 2018.

  1. Piaelliott

    PiaelliottWell Known MemberMember

    I have a tank with sulawesi snails only that I use to raise my ricefish fry.
    I have moved a few eggs and one fry over from the ricefish tank and all of a sudden the fry is missing and I see a gammarus sit on the floating plant where the eggs are.

    Are they a danger to raising fry??? I read online that some people like to have in fry tanks since they eat leftover food, other people say they can be a danger.

    I have no idea where they come from and wouldn't mind them gone.
  2. 75g Discus Tank

    75g Discus TankFishlore VIPMember

    I wouldn’t risk it.

    If you have larger fish, it would make an awesome snack from them!
  3. OP

    PiaelliottWell Known MemberMember

    How do I get rid of them other than adding larger fish which I have but in other tanks? Most fish nip the antennas of my snails and that is not acceptable :(
  4. 75g Discus Tank

    75g Discus TankFishlore VIPMember

    Just catch it and move it to the tank with the larger fish.

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