Where to buy Daphnia?

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Does anyone know where to buy daphnia? I only had them once and it was kind of random I even came across them but I want some again for extra food for my aquariums! I found some online but it seems a bit pricey. Anyone know someone who sells them at a reasonable price and can ship. I live near kansas city missouri if anyone knows anything local but realize thats a real long shot!! Thank you!!
 

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Does anyone know where to buy daphnia? I only had them once and it was kind of random I even came across them but I want some again for extra food for my aquariums! I found some online but it seems a bit pricey. Anyone know someone who sells them at a reasonable price and can ship. I live near kansas city missouri if anyone knows anything local but realize thats a real long shot!! Thank you!!

Try your local fish club online or on Facebook. You're in a major metropolitan area, and someone is bound to have them even if they don't advertise it.

I've never purchased daphnia through the mail, but I have huge cultures of them in my yard in a stock tank and plastic pot. They are very sensitive to warm temperatures, and the population drops dramatically when it's warm. I would try to buy them locally before trying to buy them via mail.

I have a bunch and I never advertise them for sale. (I'm in Minnesota.) So, chances are that someone in your area has them as well. Post a want ad.

Good luck.
 

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Ok thanks!! I tried my only resource I know but will attempt to post on my fb group that is more local!
 
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