Re: NANFA-- Gammarus culture

Jay DeLong (
Thu, 13 Mar 2003 08:04:38 -0800

At 03:42 PM 3/11/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>I'm no expert on keeping gammarus, but have successfully overwintered
>gammarus for several years now. I generally collect gammarus in numbers in
>late autumn when local irrigation ditches begin to dry.I collect all sizes at
>this time, from tiny pinhead sized up to the 3/16" or so adults. I keep them
>in a 10 or sometimes 20 gallon aquarium with constant aeration in water with
>ph around 7.2-7.4, moderately hard, & temps ranging from 40 up to mid-60'sF

Thanks for the helpful comments Ray and Bruce. I shared them with that
fellow and gave him your email addresses, too.

Jay DeLong
Olympia, WA
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