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    Exclamation !!! what are these things!!!

    im freaking out about what i just found. they might just be fruit fly maggots but i dont know if you have any idea what these are please tell me and if they are a type of parasite what do i do to get rid of them
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    i am usually good at cleaning their poop but this one was in one of their hides and i didnt find it until i cleaned the tank today.

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    it might be springtails, not really sure though.
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    Fruit fly maggots.
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    are spring tails harmful
    but i think they are fruit fly maggots

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    I think they are maggots as well. Spring tails in a tank are helpfull
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    Especially since it was in there for a bit, I'm thinking fruit fly larvae are a good bet too...

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    I agree, they are fruit fly maggots. I've gotten them a couple of times in my cricket bins when I haven't removed the veggies quick enough. YUCK, lol!
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