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- To: live-foods at actwin_com
- Subject: Re: Gammarus
- From: "David W. Webb" <dwebb at ti_com>
- Date: Tue, 16 Jun 1998 12:26:18 -0600
- Conversation-Id: <199806161646.MAA28862 at acme_actwin.com>
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Non-member submission from [Rhonda Wilson <rhondawi at m6_sprynet.com>]
Date: Tue, 16 Jun 1998 09:47:55 -0700
From: Rhonda Wilson <rhondawi at m6_sprynet.com>
To: Live-Foods at actwin_com
Subject: Re: Gammarus
> Can anyone tell me how to culture gammarus. Is it possible to keep them
> very heavily planted tank with some fish? I'd love to have them reach an
> equilibrium in which they reproduce at the same rate as they are eaten.
I find that it is pretty easy to keep them that way unless you have a
hunter in there. But I have to warn you, if you have Java moss they will
Otherwise I haven't had any problems with them and other plants and they
will eat hair
algae. In fact that's what I feed my other cultures of them on.
I have some in my tanks but I also keep some in 2 gallon plastic
containers. I just use
water and throw in hair algae or other plant cuttings.
> Realizing that this will probably not work, I wouldn't mind dedicating a
> gallon tank, but I need some help on how to do it. Oh ya, I also need a
> culture. Anyone willing to swap some plants or some Malaysian Trumpet
> for some gammarus?
Well the last thing I need is more snails. :) But I would swap you some
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