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By CarnivoresUnite
Posts:  267
Joined:  Thu May 16, 2019 8:13 pm
#347623
Hey guys!

Since I've recently started adding some aquatic carnivorous plants to my collection, I've also decided to begin a sustainable live food culture for indoor feeding until Spring. Does anyone here maintain a culture of these? I have a small colony living in my water trays and I'm going to try and begin a separate culture specifically for aquatic indoor feedings.
By twitcher
Posts:  592
Joined:  Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:56 am
#351409
I don't have a culture myself (wouldn't mind having one to use to feed some of my Utrics), but they appear to be very easy to culture. There are a number of youtube's showing how to do it. Since you have some living in your trays, you should be able to use them to start a dedicated culture.

Once you get one going, hit me up. I'd like to give it a try myself...
By CarnivoresUnite
Posts:  267
Joined:  Thu May 16, 2019 8:13 pm
#351441
So.. the ostracod cultures are doing well. I am not so sure that they are necessarily feeding the aquatic utrics, but, they do seem to be doing a fine job of algae control! The observation continues..
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