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Where to buy copepods

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Mary, Sep 2, 2009.

  1. Mary

    Mary Inactive User

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    Can someone suggest a place  I can buy copepods?  Either online (if someone has a favorite ) or locally (QC area).
    I am setting up a refugium. 
    Thank you
    Mary
     
  2. xroads Veteran Reefkeeper Vendor

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    Hey Mary,

    Best place to seed your fuge is from your other members tanks.

    Go see 3 or 4 of them & get a cup or 2 of sand from their fuges & add it to yours.

    Easy as that.

    Craig
     
  3. adampottebaum

    adampottebaum Experienced Reefkeeper GIRS Member

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    Wish you were closer, I have a spot in my tank where there is thousands of easy to catch copepods.

    But as Craig said, it's way cheaper to get it from some friends close by. Even if it's a handfull of macro algae, it's got way more than the $20 bottles get you...
     
  4. Newbeme

    Newbeme Inactive User

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    Aquatic Environments had two small containers of them on the counter last week. They where DT's and I think the price was $16.99.
     
  5. wolfman1973

    wolfman1973 Inactive User

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    craig and adam are correct,but i ordered from ebay a couple of times and was very pleased. the way my tank looks now,i don't think i will have to order any more for a long time!!!
     
  6. dzabler

    dzabler Inactive User

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    i have also bought pods off ebay before...and mine are reproducing like crazy...my scooter dragonet is a little fatty now :)
     

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