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Old 01/11/2008, 12:07 PM
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Originally posted by "Umm, fish?"
Did you check the salinity of the tank water after you microwaved it? You tend to have a lot of evaporation in the microwave. 1.023 is kind of pushing it on the high end for rotifers, and if you salinity went up in the microwave, ... well, I have absolutely killed off rotifer cultures by screwing up and letting the salinity get off on the high side.

Good luck!
I never thought of checking it after the microwave but of course it makes perfect sence. Although it appeared to be ~ the same volume as when I put it in. Is there anyway to tell if it is dead. Smell, colour, settleing.

Thanks

FB