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Looks like a nymph or damselfly. Yes they will kill your shrimp. Must be removed.
 

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I wouldn't put some random thing in my tank
 
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Mii said:
I wouldn't put some random thing in my tank
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86 ssinit said:
Looks like a nymph or damselfly. Yes they will kill your shrimp. Must be removed.
Its out asap, any danger of these things infesting the water past the one visible one
 

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You’ll see dead shrimp if ouse got more in there. Rinse new plants before adding to your tank. Seems this happens more in Europe. Is that where your from?
 
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86 ssinit said:
You’ll see dead shrimp if ouse got more in there. Rinse new plants before adding to your tank. Seems this happens more in Europe. Is that where your from?
Nah Australia, the plants even came from a very good fish shop
 

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They need to leave the water to reproduce. Keep an eye out for any others that may have got in, but they wont reproduce until they become adults out of water.
 

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You could find another body of water (like a lake) and put them there because damselflies and dragonflies are good for the environment.
 

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GouramisAreSuperior said:
You could find another body of water (like a lake) and put them there because damselflies and dragonflies are good for the environment.
Wouldnt do that. Then u run the risk of introducing pathogens and u may accidentally disrupt the ecosystem of a certain area if they arent found there. If u wanna raise it keep it in a small tank with daphnia and let it outside.
 

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Wouldnt do that. Then u run the risk of introducing pathogens and u may accidentally disrupt the ecosystem of a certain area if they arent found there. If u wanna raise it keep it in a small tank with daphnia and let it outside.
Yeah ok
but a bird bath would probably do for them.
 

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