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Kevin Maloney in Palatine, IL had these on a list as moina. I assumed that
that is what they are. I had no reason to doubt him. All I know is they
are going great .
My fish love them, and I'm hoping to keep them alive over the winter so I
can start them up in the spring again.
> From: George Slusarczuk <yurko at warwick_net>
> To: killietalk at aka_org
> Subject: Re: Moina
> Date: Wednesday, August 26, 1998 12:55 AM
> Hello Steve and Deb,
> First of all, let me ask how do you know that you have a Moina culture
> and not some other Daphnid? Do you know which Moina?
> Second, I would like a starter culture. Do you need a shipping box? If
> so, I'll need your address.
> George S
> P.S. I keep my indoor cultures in 1-gallon jars. PLaced against the
> light, you can monitor the density and avoid crashes.
> Steve&Deb Serbousek wrote:
> > I live in Northern Wisconsin and have a great culture of Moina going in
> > kiddie swim Pool. I am planning on trying to keep a starter culture
> > indoors during our winter here.
> > However, has anyone tried leaving a pool out to the weather with the
> > existing culture in it over a winter that may have temps to -40 below
> > Will they come back in the spring?
> > If anyone is interested in a culture, they're $2.00 a piece plus
> > I'll buy back in the spring if my cultures crash.
> > These moina are so prolific I feed our 22 tanks every other day , one
> > feeding of these critters.
> > Deb