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AW: Adult Brine Shrimp



Hi Ron,

Tell me where are you living and what are your temperatures like?

Erik


> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-killietalk at aka_org [mailto:owner-killietalk at aka_org]Im
> Auftrag von Ron Schulz
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 25. Juli 2002 03:02
> An: killietalk at aka_org
> Betreff: Re: Adult Brine Shrimp
> 
> 
> Hi Gary,
>   I currently have (4) approx 25 gal plastic tubs devoted to raising adult
> brine. They sit next to the house foundation (southeast exposure) 
> under the
> roof overhang (prevents rain from getting in) I estimate I 
> harvest about 4-5
> ounces of adult shrimp per week during the peak time (mid June - mid Sept)
> and perhaps 2 ounces per week (May 1-June 15 and Sept 15 to Oct 30)  or
> perhaps about 5 lb for the season. They seem to feed exclusively on algae.
> As long as one is satisfied with moderate production....nothing could be
> easier. Also, the brine shrimp peak when my moina cultures invariably slow
> down......................................Ron
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "gary l meyers" <garymeyers at juno_com>
> To: <killietalk at aka_org>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 24, 2002 8:35 PM
> Subject: Adult Brine Shrimp
> 
> 
> > I emptied 4 1-gallon brine shrimp hatcheries into a 5-gallon bucket and
> > set it out in the back yard (concealed but receiving direct sunlight and
> > rainwater) .  It's been there for about 3 months now and rain water has
> > filled it to the brim.   It is interesting that a few - nearly invisible
> > - bbs have matured , laid eggs and those eggs have hatched and now the
> > bucket is teeming with all sizes of brine shrimp from newly hatched to
> > full grown adults.    I suppose it may be worth trying to 
> cultivate those
> > rascals after seeing the results in the bucket.  Anyone else 
> have similar
> > experience ?
> >
> > Gary In St. Louis
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