Aquatic Critters

Caddisfly LarvaThe larva of the caddisfly generally lives in flowing waters on the bottom surface of the habitat. Most species live in tubes or cases they construct from sand, pebbles, pieces of leaves and wood. As they move about they drag the case with them, with only their front ends and legs sticking out. They eat algae, decaying plant matter and microorganisms. The adult caddisfly is much like a small moth with hairs on the wings and long, slender antennae.
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