Copepods & Amphipods CPT ??

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  1. yuma girl

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    Anyone know how i can get copepods and amphipods in Cape Town - to add to my tanks??

    should i just go to the beach and collect in the tidal pools?? Rock Pools??

    :whistling:

    but then how do i add to my tank ??

    :thanks:
     
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    Good luck with that dont know how you going to catch something so small, rather build a refugium, get a nice peice of live rock and some macro algae and they will bread...
     
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    Dead easy to collect. Simply shake a piece of rock with some seaweed on in a bucket of water and you can get hundreds in no time.
    Only problem is very few will survive in the warmer tank water.
    Better to get some from someone with an established tank.
     
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    yeah ok - thx so unless i make a trip up to Durban thats a no no LOL .. just dont know anyone who has an established tank..

    Anyone out there willing to spare a few :blush: :p
     
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    Not exactly. And you wouldnt need to go nearly as far north as durban.

    I could spare a few, let me kow if you ever in the northern suburbs.
     
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    Thanx man :thumbup: would appreciate that. i may be coming to the meet on the 4th of May.. so maybe then??
     
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    I can do that.
     
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