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Re: Fw: Daphnia stuff from the web.........


Would you like to sell/trade me a starter culture ? Can I run the same
setup in 55 gallon garbage can ? That would be the way to go I would
think for a small home setup........

On Mon, 7 Sep 1998 21:00:33 EDT Moontanman at aol_com writes:
>I use a 12' foot above ground swimming pool a large air stone in the 
>with about 50lbs. of composted cow manure, two cups of lime and a hand 
>full of
>hay.  After the water turns green add the daphnia magna (the only kind 
>will maintain a long term culture) they do tend to die back during the 
>summer so I clean out the pool and start over which is what I am doing 
>now.  I
>can feed a very large number of fish as well as sell to pet shops from 
>one pool.  I freeze them in ice cube trays and put the cubes in 
>freezer bags
>for when I am starting a new culture.

Robert Rice
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