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How to culture paramecium?

by kenw232
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kenw232
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Mar5-11, 09:18 PM
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I would like to keep a culture of Paramecium caudatum going for a while. does anyone know the best or easiest way to keep these guys multiplying and happy?
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mtc1973
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Mar6-11, 09:23 AM
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Culture a paramecium ? Difficult but I've included a few tips.

You can't fail with a little classical music - Goldberg variations perhaps, something modest but with depth like a bottle of Chateauneuf de Pape, and maybe some foie gra or caviar for starters. Good luck.
Andy Resnick
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Mar6-11, 12:19 PM
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I would like to keep a culture of Paramecium caudatum going for a while. does anyone know the best or easiest way to keep these guys multiplying and happy?
Google is your friend:

http://www.aka.org/wako/Culturing%20Paramecia.html
http://www.e-aquarium.com.au/paramecium-culture.htm
http://www.microscope-microscope.org...g-protozoa.htm

kenw232
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Mar6-11, 01:22 PM
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How to culture paramecium?

Thanks, I've seen the first two links there already but not the last.


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