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Re: Freshwater Sponges (Was ZEBRA MUSSELS A BAD THING :( )

Doubt if you would want to.  They look like mutated Horshoe Crabs (kinda,
sorta)  Don't know much about them myself....but I don't think most fish
would find the appetizing.


On Tue, 21 Jul 1998, Mark Binkley wrote:

> >They are a shrimp.  They live in temporary pools in the Desert SW (I
> >believe...but that could be wrong)  The adults lay eggs and die, then the
> >eggs blow around with the wind until another pool forms and they hatch.
> >Sometimes it can take years.  I bought a batch of commercially sold eggs a
> >month back but didn't have much luck with it.  (1 stinkin' shrimp).  I'll
> >take some eggs too if you have enough.
> >
> >Luke McClurg
> Are these things reproducible in aquaria in quantity as fish food?
> Mark Binkley
> Columbus Ohio USA          <))><
> mbinkley at earthling_net
> Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach him
> to use "the Net" and he won't bother you for weeks.