Too much of a good thing? Daphnia

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Re: Too much of a good thing? Daphnia

Unread postby deepesh » Wed May 01, 2013 9:06 am

I must warn I don't culture them I just ignore them. I don't get enough to feed the fish regularly, just a treat now and then.

The NANFA forums are a treasure trove of information and there are a few great threads on live food. Particularly there is a fantastic write up on daphnia culture.


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Re: Too much of a good thing? Daphnia

Unread postby Arjun Tandon » Wed May 01, 2013 2:05 pm

Ok i'll check them out

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Re: Too much of a good thing? Daphnia

Unread postby deepesh » Sun May 12, 2013 2:55 pm

Has anybody tried using yeast to feed daphnia? Over the past couple of days the rains and overcast weather have resulting in crystal clear water in the daphnia bucket.
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Re: Too much of a good thing? Daphnia

Unread postby shergill00 » Sun May 12, 2013 9:42 pm

Did you tried spirulina powder?

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Re: Too much of a good thing? Daphnia

Unread postby deepesh » Mon May 13, 2013 6:10 am

I got some spirulina capsules but I haven't used them because they had listed their ingredients as

Spirulina - ok
Talc - not ok
Methyl para been and propyl para been - not willing to try out on the daphnia
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Re: Too much of a good thing? Daphnia

Unread postby SCORPIO » Mon May 13, 2013 6:34 am

deepesh wrote:I got some spirulina capsules but I haven't used them because they had listed their ingredients as

Spirulina - ok
Talc - not ok
Methyl para been and propyl para been - not willing to try out on the daphnia


It is best for fry. I am using sprirulina powder for fry.
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Re: Too much of a good thing? Daphnia

Unread postby deepesh » Mon May 13, 2013 8:54 am

I was worried about the talc content.
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Re: Too much of a good thing? Daphnia

Unread postby VishaalDalal » Sat Dec 07, 2013 9:15 am

Got a bucket full of daphnia am going to try culturing these now

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Re: Too much of a good thing? Daphnia

Unread postby Romi » Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:55 pm

i hope it is a plastic bucket....

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Re: Too much of a good thing? Daphnia

Unread postby VishaalDalal » Mon Dec 09, 2013 3:31 pm

Yes boss It is a plastic bucket but I noticed that my fish don't go after daphnia like they do for grindal worms or microfex