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Re: Live Foods Digest V4 #9
An alternative to paper strips are WOODEN tongue depressors (available
in drugstores). The microworms climb on the WET tongue depressor and are
easily and cleanly collected.
Because I use multiple baby-food jars to culture microworms (using
stone-ground, unbleached corn meal) a 6" tongue depressor cut in half,
neatly fits into the jar.
The wood has to be wet, otherwise the microworms will not not form a
continuous layer on it.
I just swipe the worms from the tongue depressor with a small spatula,
wash them in a test tube, resuspend and feed with an eye dropper.
> Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2002 21:01:49 -0400
> From: "Joseph Liczner" <joselicz at enoreo_on.ca>
> Subject: RE: Getting the most from a microworm culture
> Do you use newspaper or note paper (should there be any concerns in regards
> to chemicals in the paper?).Also, approximately how many times (or how many
> days) do you reuse the paper strips?