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is hog louse good or bad for a pond?



Asellus aquaticus, water hog-louse, don't cause a problem in ponds - they are detritus feeders.

22 Nov, 2013


they eat up a lot of waste materials like woodlice in a wood. As MG says they are detrivores. I consider them to be part of a healthy pond ecosystem. also an indicator of good water quality. so a goody to have.

22 Nov, 2013

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