Re: [Triops Forever] RIP
- I believe Jo Ann wrote this email section below:
> Awoke to find 3 of 4 triops dead-including the one with aloe.Oh dear.
> As I hadn't used art sand or calcium yet, I'm inclined to
> place the blame on moving the container closer to the kitchen
> just prior to frying some protein for dinner. i think the slightly
> greasy smoke may have been a big factor since they were all fine prior
> to the move. I'll be sure to exclude this location error in
> future triop rearing.
The lack of oxygen getting into the water due to the oil layer wouldn't have
I once put in a piece of packing foam into a internal filter.
The result 12 hours later - all my Triops were dead.
A chemist I knew told me packing foam is covered with flame retardant
chemicals which would have leaked into the water.
We live and learn.
200 Million years in the making...