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Re: Live Foods Digest V2 #178
- To: Live-Foods at actwin_com
- Subject: Re: Live Foods Digest V2 #178
- From: John Clare <clarej at tcd_ie>
- Date: Sun, 13 Sep 1998 01:47:29 +0100 (BST)
- In-Reply-To: <199809121958.PAA05352 at acme_actwin.com>
Daphnia ephippia can be frozen yes. They survive longer if frozen and
thawed a couple times over a few weeks/months.
As for blackworms/tubifex, if you have access to a good library try
getting hold of Charles Otto Master's Encyclopedia of live foods. It's out
of print so don't look in bookstores. If you can't get it from a library,
LFS cultures are selling photocopies for 20$ I think (that sounds illegal
to me but...). Their www address is:
There are good resources on the net though for recipes. Try
On Sat, 12 Sep 1998, Live Foods Digest wrote:
> Date: Sat, 12 Sep 1998 07:21:15 -0400
> From: Harvey Schneider <harvsch at earthlink_net>
> Subject: Daphnia
> Just getting back into the hobby after a prolonged abscence. I have a
> few questions about raising live food for my dwarf Cichlids.
> Can Daphnia eggs survive freezing?
> Can anybody point me to a good, solid, cookbook article on raising
> either tubifex or black worms?
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