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Re: [Killietalk] Killietalk Digest, Vol 52, mini-cyst brine shrimps questions
This topic came up not too long ago. Ken Combs kindly sent a small
sample for me to try out, and I found the nauplii to be smaller than
San Francisco strain. Small fry of N. rachovii were able to eat them
from day 1. Hatch rate was less than my normal eggs, but not
On 11/1/07, apistomaster at excite_com <apistomaster at excite_com> wrote:
> I tried to find mention of the mini-cysts in the KT Archives, the smaller brine shrimp sold by Jehmco, but failed to find anything. So, I wanted to ask of those who have tried them, what they thought about them.
> >From what I can tell from the product info and reg brine shrimp the 450 micron nauplii is about the same as that of a Utah nauplii.
> I have a four ounce can coming so I'll find out for myself in about a week.
> I use commercial 2 liter cones, vigorous aeration, light, reef salt and about 80F/~37 C temperature. I typically get very good hatches in 20-24 hours.
> Larry Waybright
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