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RE: Daphnia taxonomy questions / Cylcops - fish mortality questio n
I find that if I overfeed my daphnia, and it all goes smelly, it just
turns into a cyclops culture. Cyclops seem to just take over. This is in
fish less cultures.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gallaghr at nbn_com [SMTP:gallaghr at nbn_com]
> Sent: Friday, October 16, 1998 5:14 PM
> To: KillieTalk at aka_org
> Subject: Daphnia taxonomy questions / Cylcops - fish mortality
> Help me here.
> I have a small "daphnia" that I'm calling Moina. But maybe it's
> Ceriodaphnia dubia? What's the difference?
> Is the large species of Daphnia found locally automatically D. magna?
> the regular size D. pulex?
> Can I tell all these apart simply by size alone?
> Are there other species of Daphnia? Moina? Ceriodaphnia? Others?
> Is there a daphnia taxomony FAQ webpage?
> On a different subject, I've noticed that levels of Cyclops in my
> tanks rise when the water and fish quality begins to deteriorate.
> When I
> find dead fish, Cyclops levels seem very high. Are the Cyclops
> because of a worsening water quality situation, or did the Cyclops
> injure/kill my fish? [The Cyclops are introduced when I feed