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RE: Live Black worms and other cultures...

On Mon, 21 Feb 2000, Ted Backman wrote:

> :Off subject warning:
> Erik,
> How easy/possible is it to culture daphnia outside in cooler climates, (like
> the northwest).  I was always under the impression that you could only
> culture daphnia in the summer (i.e. the last weekend in August) here?!

We just don't worry about it when the weather freezes.  As was noted, they
resume reproduction after the last frost.  Kathy and I trade with Dave
Sanford (also on this last).  Sometimes we do clean out the pool and
restart the culture when it gets particularly nasty and overrun with
mosquito larvae.

  - Erik

Erik Olson
erik at thekrib dot com

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