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Old 13th June 2016   #7
Heather Jewett
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Default Re: Culturing daphnia outside

Increasing aeration is a great suggestion, but I know for me I did not want a power cord out all summer. So I just got some cheese cloth and a large rubber band to hold it in place. This has worked very well for me - I've been culturing daphnia in a 5 gallon bucket and harvest pretty heavily every few days. And the cheese cloth breathes just fine and allows algae to continue growing to feed the daphnia.

I am rubbish at culturing daphnia inside, but have been very pleased with my covered 5 gallon bucket on the patio system!

HJ
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