RE: NANFA-- Green water turns red

Hoover, Jan J ERDC-EL-MS (
Wed, 4 Dec 2002 14:25:14 -0600

>>Are these safe to feed to fry as green water? If so, I will keep them
other wise they go out on the lawn.<<<

I would not use any unidentified red liquid as food. If the coloration is
from a pigment-bearing ciliate like Blepharisma, the pigment granules could
be toxic. The link that I posted mentioned that Dileptus (the "swan
animalcule") will feed on blue Blepharisma or on albinos, but not on the
naturally-pigmented red ones.
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