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Old 02/09/2019, 03:07 PM   #1
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Copepods in the sump

These guys are everywhere, should I be concerned about them breaking my return pump?


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Old 02/09/2019, 05:10 PM   #2
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Haha...heck no.. They are harmless/beneficial..


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Old 02/09/2019, 05:49 PM   #3
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Any that make the trip up through the pump will either make it intact or they'll get chopped up by the impeller. Fresh food for the fish in both cases.


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Old 02/11/2019, 09:10 AM   #4
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Sounds good, thats what I thought but I didn't want to overlook it just in case (return pumps important).


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Old 02/11/2019, 07:45 PM   #5
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Put a mandarin fish in the tank and you'll see how they decrease in number fast. But for sure they won't be breaking your return pump


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Old 02/12/2019, 01:17 AM   #6
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They’re good!


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