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Re: Daphnia, yeast, and stuff
> Only problem is, the daphnia turn orange and if I slightly overdo > the food, they disappear! Of course, they reappear as the
> food is eaten.
What do you mean by "disappear"? Die out, or just not visible i the
> On another note, I made a concoction of Fleischman's yeast, sugar, > and chopped up lettuce in water and let it sit in the sun for a > couple of weeks.
What proportion of yeast, sugar and lettuce do you use. I realize, that
you do not measure it out accurately, but an approximate ratio will do.
> It smells foul, but the liquor (filter some of the mess through a
> coffee filter) is rich in something the daphnia love. Yeast, > infusoria, and other critter, I'm sure.
How much do you add, in proportion to the volume of your container?