How often should you feed Daphnia? That depends on the state of the water in your tank. Once the water is clear, thats when its time to feed. Sprinkle the yeast mixture on the surface.
Can you overfeed Daphnia?
Because they are a live food, Daphnia activate a fishs instinct to hunt. Overfeeding Daphnia to aquarium fish will not pollute aquarium water because they will live until eaten later on.
How often feed frozen Daphnia?
Feed no more than your fish or filter feeders will completely consume within about a minute, up to four (4) times per day. Avoid over-feeding as it can cause water quality problems.
How much yeast do I feed daphnia?
Add a few drops of this food to your culture each day. An alternative is to crush 3 to 4 grains of dry bakers yeast on clean paper and dust this on the culture waters surface. Hard-boiled egg yolk or powdered egg yolk can be used in the same amounts as yeast to encourage bacterial growth.
How do you activate yeast for Daphnia?
To prepare a yeast suspension, add springwater to a clean 2-liter plastic bottle and stir in enough bakers yeast to make the water appear milky. Store the suspension in a refrigerator and always agitate before use to resuspend the yeast. Add a few drops of this food to your culture each day.