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Re: Live Foods Digest V1 #21
In a message dated 97-09-02 03:47:08 EDT, you write:
<< Subject: Re: yeast guk - food?
The guk might be useful, but the solution contains lots
of alcohol, which can be dreadful for brine shrimp or daphnia. If you still
want to use it, I suggest you dry it first, to get rid of the alcohol. Or,
you may want to boil it in an open container, for the same purposes.
- - Vahe
>Date: Sun, 31 Aug 1997 19:43:42 -0400 (EDT)
>From: BErney1014 at aol_com
>Subject: yeast guk - food?
>Would the guk at the bottom of my yeast co2 mix be food for any cultures?
>wondering if brine shrimp might eat it. It seems such a waste to toss it
I agree 10-14% ethanol would probably dissolve the cellular membranes of your
brine shrimp. Boiling would drive off the ethanol. You could probably get
away with putting it (the yeast) on a compost heap because it is very high in
nitrogen (probably another reason you wouldn't want to use it as food for
You do not need to be a Rocket Scientist, Biologist, or Chemist to have the
enjoyment of successfully feeding your fish with live food.