Starting Vinegar Eels Without Culture Question

Discussion in 'Fish Food' started by Anne79, Apr 25, 2018.

  1. Anne79

    Anne79 New Member Member

    I have trouble getting my hands on a starter culture of vinegar eels... is there any way to get vinegar eels without the starter culture? like if i use a piece of apple inside non pasteurized apple cider vinegar? any way those littles eels might magically appears? i ve read some people got those 'unwanted' guests in their kombucha.. (should i try groing kombucha hoping to get eels? lolol love tea anyway :p )

    Thanks for helping! *^-^*
     
  2. Dakotablue

    Dakotablue Valued Member Member

    Check out this site. Has good instructions but haven't tried myself. Seems easy enough!
     
     
  3. scarface

    scarface Fishlore VIP Member

    Seriously, Kombucha? Well, I looked it up and wow. So that's how vinegar is made.
     
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2018
  4. Mazeus

    Mazeus Well Known Member Member

    Sounds like there is a gap in the market
    If you do get a culture going you could make a bit of money selling starter cultures.
     
  5. bgclarke

    bgclarke Well Known Member Member

    I have around 3 litres of the culture already, but never thought to try starting one from scratch.

    I used organic unpasteurized cider vinegar with the starter culture I received; it works well.
     




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