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post #11 of 13 Old 03-23-2012, 03:06 PM
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What? No. To hatch brine shrimp you add about a teaspoon of brine shrimp eggs to a gallon of warm salt water and aerate. In about 24 hours they hatch. They are attracted to light, so a light is setup and aeration stopped and shrimp mass to the light where they can be more easily siphoned into a (fine) brine shrimp net. There are always stragglers and late (hatch) bloomers that end up outside in the tubs.
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post #12 of 13 Old 03-23-2012, 06:48 PM
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As for feeding, in addition to algae, brewers yeast works as well as Artemia Brine Food.
wouldn't just a food grade spirulina work, and much cheaper since they sell it as a food additive? Or are there other nutrients the spirulina is missing?
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wouldn't just a food grade spirulina work, and much cheaper since they sell it as a food additive? Or are there other nutrients the spirulina is missing?
I suppose - he also references Selcon.

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