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Beef Heart

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Beef heart recipes abound on the internet for those that want to create their own fish food. Many Discus breeders swear by it. So here are some recipes I have found to get you started or as a base to create your own special recipe. This one come from Rocky Mountain Discus . THE INGREDIENTS  …

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Create Your Own Foods

diy fish food recipes

Daphnia Culture Made Simple

Doug Sweet Instructions for maintaining daphnia cultures: Daphnia are one of the finest and most universally accepted live foods for most fish. Many fish species can be kept in excellent physical condition by feeding live daphnia to them several times per week. Daphnia are extremely effective at bringing many fish into spawning condition. This is …

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Culture Techniques of Moina :

R.W. Rottmann, J. Scott Graves, Craig Watson and Roy P.E. Yanong 2 The Ideal Daphnia for Feeding Freshwater Fish Fry 1 Introduction Daphnia are small freshwater cladoceran crustaceans commonly called “water fleas.” This common name is the result not only of their size, but their short, jerky hopping movement in water. The genera Daphnia and …

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Decapping brine shrimp

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Directions to decapsulate your own brine shrip eggs courtesy of The University Of Florida Website Decapsulating Brine Shrimp Eggs Craig Watson and Roy P.E. Yanong IntroductionBrine shrimp eggs are used throughout the world as a food for small fish in hatcheries. These eggs are really cysts which, if they are kept dry, can remain dormant …

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A Brief History of the Infusorian Culture

Humphry Axelbearing In the beginning there was scum! By some divine miracle, a few such bits of organic scum came together to produce the precursors of all life on earth. The existing organisms that best represent our slimy origins, may be collectively referred to as the “Infusorians”. Single-celled, and propelling themselves with cilia, the protozoa …

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Mosquito Larvae

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Yes.. some of us actually try to get mosquito larvae. The mosquitos are going to lay eggs somewhere, might as well be in a place you can add them to a tank of young Bettas. You are actually reducing the population of mosquitos that make it through their life cycle and making your Bettas very …

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Daphnia

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Daphnia culture.. coming soon

Grindle Worms

Sherolyn-Basement Bettas Grindle worm info coming soon..

White Worms

white worm article

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