BBS question

  1. JamesL

    JamesL Initiate Member

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    I was just wondering why you have to wash off bbs before you feed them to your fish.
     


  2. Lucy

    Lucy Moderator Moderator Member

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    I'm pretty sure it's to rinse the salt off.
    I never have any luck hatchig them.
     


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    JamesL

    JamesL Initiate Member

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    Found it. Guess I'll post the answer so others know.


    Rinse:
    The warm incubation temperatures and metabolites from the hatching medium create ideal conditions for a bacteria bloom. Rinsing of the baby brine shrimp in a fine mesh net or sieve using clean fresh or salt water is important before feeding them to your fish.