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What are good foods for brine shrimp and how to administer them?

In order to raise brine shrimp to adulthood, what sorts of food can I feed to the brine shrimp in the grow-out tank? What is the best way to administer them? I have heard that yeast and egg yolks are ...
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Sea Monkeys air pump

Can you please tell me where to look for the million bubble air pump or the oxy-mist air pump. I cannot find it anywhere. Or an alternative for my Sea Monkeys.
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Suction cups will not stick in brine shrimp bin

I am setting up an improvised tank in a plastic bin (about 20 L), and the suction cups of the sponge filter, heater, and airline clips are not holding. They come off on their own. The tank is for ...
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What should the ideal salt content of a brine shrimp grow-out tank be?

I am raising brine shrimp in a grow out tank and I normally use 1.018 specific gravity of salt in the hatchery. I have read online that the the ideal specific gravity can range from 1.018 to 1.045. ...
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Completely Self Sustaining Aquatic Environment in a Sealed Jar

I recently got the idea into my head to create an entirely self sustaining aquatic environment in a (large) sealed jar. I'd like to include: A layer of soil and gravel at the bottom A large number ...
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Is it possible to use aquarium salt instead of marine salt to raise brine shrimp to adulthood?

In order to raise brine shrimp to adulthood, I have heard that it is better to use marine salt instead of aquarium salt in the grow-out tank. Aquarium salt (sodium chloride or NaCl) is widely used to ...
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Can tapeworms from brine shrimp cause infection to humans or to fish?

I have angelfish which laid eggs which turned into fry. I am feeding them with baby brine shrimp. We all know that brine shrimps (especially the ones which look orange and often used for fish feed) ...