Tag Archives: microworms

Aquarimax 218

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Join Aquarimax hosts Rus and Kelly as they announce the official release of their new ebook on live foods! Of course, they also discuss comments and questions from Mike in Oregon and Sean in Asheville, North Carolina.

Aquarimax Epsiode 206

Join Aquarimax hosts Rus and Kelly as they discuss comments and questions from Mick in Carnforth, UK and Eliot in Sacramento, California.


If you have access through a library or academic institution, this article discusses how the diet of nematodes such as microworms can change the nutritional makeup of the worms:

C. Schlechtriem, M. Ricci, U. Focken and K. Becker The suitability of the free-living nematode Panagrellus redivivus as live food for first-feeding fish larvae Journal of Applied Ichthyology 20



Here is Eliot in Sacramento, California’s 3-chambered sump, home to many red cherry shrimp:


Here, Eliot documents his success with the Dry Start Method in photos:











After two weeks of Dry Start Method:7

Episode 1: Culturing Microworms and Walterworms

Aquarimax hosts Rus and Kelly provide complete culturing instructions for microworms and walterworms as live food for aquarium fish.

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