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  • Rotifers are freshwater and marine microorganisms that we can raise at home and feed to marine fish and other larvaes. Here are videos of how rotifers look and move, and how they are used to feed young fish and shrimps. The second section collects tutorials on how to raise and harvest marine rotifers.

    • What are rotifers, what do they look like?
    • What are they for? What fish fries will feed on them?
    • How do I grow them at home?
    • What food do I feed them?
    • How do I harvest them?
  Dishes  - Videos and Background Info
  • Dish 9 : A Series of Scientific Articles about Rotifers | sciencedaily.com

  • The rotifers make up a phylum of microscopic, and near-microscopic pseudocoelomate animals. ... There are a variety of different shapes of rotifer. ... Most rotifers are around 0.1-0.5 mm long, and are common in freshwater throughout the world with a few saltwater species. ... Rotifers may be free swimming and truly planktonic, others move by inchworming along the substrate whilst some are sessile, living inside tubes or gelatinous holdfasts.

    About 25 species are coloni

  Chops  - How to Grow Rotifers
  • Chop 1 : Culturing Saltwater Rotifers--Introduction Saltwater Aquarium Blog | saltwateraquariumblog.com

  • Outline

    • Step 1: Get a Starter Culture
    • Step 2: Get the right equipment
    • Step 3: Set Up The CultureWhere to get a live rotifer culture online

    It’s important to remember one important factoid about rotifers.

    • Rotifers offer  little nutritional value on their own
    • The nutritional value they bring is from the food they eat
    • Feed your rotifers with nutrient-loaded food like phytoplankton

    This article also discusses the pros and cons of Batch vs. Continuous cultures

  • The first of a four article series about culturing saltwater rotifers as a live food for your corals or larval fish. ... It’s important to remember one important factoid about rotifers.

    Rotifers offer  little nutritional value on their ownThe nutritional value they bring is from the food they eatFeed your rotifers with nutrient-loaded food like phytoplankton

  • Chop 3 : Feeding Your Rotifers | Support | Reed Mariculture

  • Because rotifers are only "nutrient carriers," it is important to know what and when to feed your rotifers. This article recommends its OWN commercial packaging of Nannochloropsis algae as food for rotifers.

    But there are valuable tips here about feeding rotifers.

    Feeds for optimal growth and fertility

    • Feeds for DHA Enrichment
    • How much to feed
    • How often to feed

    Setting Up a Continuous Feed System

    • Ammonia Control
    • Microalgae Ice Cubes
    • Improving Culture Performance
    • Tips for Starting a Rotifer Culture
    • Low Density Rotifer Culture (10-300 rotifers per ml)
    • High Density Rotifer Culture (700- 5000 rotifers per ml)
    • Super High Density Rotifer Culture ( 5,000 - 15,000)

  • Chop 6 : How to: Culture Rotifers | YouTube.com

  • 1 min 38 sec video on small-scale culturing of rotifer using small bottles and commercial starter and feed.

    This is a short and quick intro, without the background and theory.

  • This video demonstrates how to culture Rotifers. To get your own Rotifer see the link below. http://www.madhattersreef.com http://www.easysaltwateraquariums....
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