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Re: NFC: Dragonfly Larvae

On Sun, 15 Aug 1999 CEFCHURCH at aol_com wrote:
> You might try a miniature homemade minnow trap and see if he gets trapped.  
> I've seen both Augie Eppler and Wright Huntley post basic instructions.  
> Basically take a small plastic pop bottle, cut the top off right where it 
> narrows and then invert the top back inside.  (Take top off, of course.)  A 
> little gravel or sand for weight might be appropriate.  I would think a 
> friction mount is sufficient for aquarium use.  You could also use toothpicks 
> or maybe some filter floss to shim it in place if it seems loose.  
> I think Augie suggested toothpicks piercing the two.  You could use a heated 
> thin wire (straightened paper clip?) to have starter holes.  Hold by a pair 
> of pliers into a candle flame and then burn starter hole. 

	A soldering iron may be a bit more safer if you have one. 

Sajjad Lateef       <http://www.eecs.uic.edu/~slateef/>
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