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Re: Live Foods Digest V4 #2
>From: "Jennifer Macke" <jpmacke at cox_net>
>Does anyone know how to freeze microworms? I want to stop culturing them,
>but I know I will need them again next year. I know that microworms can be
>frozen under laboratory conditions. But is there any way to store them
>using an ordinary household freezer? Thanks!
I havn't tried freezing them, but I have tried drying them, and I have not
had any success. I thought they might be able to withstand dessication,
since they originally came from soil. I have even tried slow drying over
several days in sand, but when I add water a month or so later there is no
Why don't you put a small sample in the freezer and then try thawing them
out after a couple of days. See if any are still alive.
Paul Krombholz in pleasant central Mississippi, with another sunny, mild,
dry day. Humidity increasing a bit. Trees putting out new leaves.