Safe to put isopods in?

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Safe to put isopods in?

Post by piratetoothgir » Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:21 pm

I collected some wild isopods from an area in which I don't know contains pesticides.
These new wild ones have multiplied so wildly out of control! I have had them in my tote for about a month.
Do you think it's safe to move them from the tote to the tank, or should I wait longer?
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Re: Safe to put isopods in?

Post by AwesomeHermit » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:47 am

So the area contains pesticides? If so, do not put the isopods in. If you don’t know, you could wait for them to have a few generations, than put them in the tank. If you see any darkish blue isopods, do not put them in either
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Re: Safe to put isopods in?

Post by GotButterflies » Fri Aug 03, 2018 3:24 pm

I would wait longer.
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Re: Safe to put isopods in?

Post by piratetoothgir » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:57 pm

Okay, thanks both! :)
I will wait another month.
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