Another one to guess...

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    Hmm... Diatom but which one?
     
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    Not a diatom.
     
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    Clue. Parasites or cultured?
     
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    Neither. Just appears in our refugiums in due time... Beneficial.
     
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    Ok. It is not protozoan or ciliates. So we are looking at Copepod or rotifer's. Maybe isopods. Hmmmmm...

    Or a Cestrode.
     
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    Bingo. Isopod. Here:

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    Actually the first image is a polarised light version of its thorax at 400x
     
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    Brill.

    Pic's are amassing.
     
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    I like this 400x closeup of the eye too. Beautiful critters... 14 legs and all.

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    You talk about polarised light...

    My scope has a few different colours one can view slides. Can you change the colour or ....
     
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    I do not understand?
     
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    I do not know what it is called but I have a " wheel" on the side of my microscope that altars the colour of the light projected onto the slide.

    Not sure what the function is exactly. Was hopeful you would know.
     
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    Yeah I have a colour filter too. It basically just adjusts the colour temperature as the halogen light tends to be very orange, the filter is typically a blue filter to neutralise the temperature.
     
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    :thumbup: got callings from my dogy friends to go to bed. Marital strategy.

    Will look into the colour thing on my scope and let you know.
     
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