bug/cockroach/ant looking things........

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    Well at night when the lights of my tank are out I some time come with a flashlight to see what’s going on.
    So it looks like my tank / live rock is full of this bug/cockroach/ant looking things, & some are big as medium size ant, it is hard to explain how they look, but when they see the light, they are fast like mice, run from the light & hide. I have a sump/refugim with live rock sand bed & macro algae. If they are pods what type are they? Do my fish eat them?
     
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    They are pods. The bigger ones are copepods, the smaller ones are amphipods. And yes, your fish are eating them.
     
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