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What is this creature?

CatShrimp

Registered Member
785E0EC3-6A4B-4FBF-9A6F-CEEC243CA305.jpegI have a 55 gallon freshwater tropical community tank. I was recently performing a deep clean and on one of my lava rocks I saw two of these little creatures. They were blueish in color and have legs. They didn’t exactly seem like shrimp, but I’m not sure. They weren’t moving at first so I poked them and they scurried around pretty fast, considering their size. They were tiny; maybe about 1cm fully extended.
 

dudley

Eheim User
It looks like a scud which is a freshwater crustacean and is pretty common in our fish tanks.
 
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