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kribensis12

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I picked a starter culture of Daphnia up at a local auction today. I am heading to college tomorrow and thought it would be a good source of live food for my F1 fry. I've never been able to keep Daphnia before (only tried once, failed miserably) and I am looking for advice. I have them in a 1 gallon see through jug, mixed in enough active yeast to cloud the water and installed an air pump to keep them circulating in the water column and from suffocating themselves. I was told when the water clears up, add more yeast and watch the colony grow. Also, put them in some sunlight. Am I missing anything?
 
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Does anyone have any helpful hints at all? I've been googling (like I did last time), but I have found some conflicting information and I don't want to kill these guys off!
 

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http://www.fishforums.net/index.php?/topic/331659-a-study-of-daphnia-pulex/

BigC is the king of all that is Kili food culture. While the technique shown may not suit everyone, it is the fullest and best one I have seen.
 
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