Phytoplankton culture

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by Reeferman, 22 Dec 2011.

  1. Reeferman

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    Hi, would like to know if there is any one in the Northern Suburbs who can help me with some ''green water'' to start my culture. I have tried it with Phytoplankton from Seachem, but it only makes clumps. Also I would like to know if anybody has some Rotifers going.
     
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    I think the poster is looking for someone with greenwater or rotis to get his own culture going.
    @Reeferman - give the aquarium a ring and see if they'll help you, I'm pretty sure they have - but not sure they're allowed to give...
    I have greenwater here at my company but not rotis. And everyone is on leave right now so I cant help out. Give me a pm in the 2nd week of jan and I might be able to help out. ;-)
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  5. Reeferman

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    Thank you for that info, but I did tried to phone the aquarium and they said that they do not have the cultures I am looking for. I don't know if that is just an excuse not to give out to the public. Even the local pet stores do not have any. Thanks Dane, will give you a buzz next year if I'm not sorted.

    Here is a pic of my first attempt of my culture...:)

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    Hi,

    I am also looking for Rotifers. I will post if I find any - please do the same. There must be someone that has.
    Happy New Year.
    Regards,
    Eta
     
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    i have live phyto cultures and have a friend who lives in port shepstone who has just finished seperating resting rotifers and has a culture going....will give him a shout and keep you posted
     
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    I have phyto available.. Only tetraselmis tho.. But I'm in jhb
     
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