06-15-2008, 12:30 AM
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Originally Posted by okiemavis
.... 'infusoria' which is basically little single-celled critters who live in water. They can be cultured, but they also occur naturally in the aquarium, especially in dense plants. If you have any java moss in your tank I'd recommend placing it in the breeder net, as that's a perfect place for infusoria.
I would hope no one has a large amount of infusoria being cultured in their tank, as they, the infusoria, are feeding on decaying vegetable matter. And as we know, decaying organic matter raises nitrites and ammonia levels in the tank. It is far better to culture infusoria in a dish and not in the aquarium.