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    Quote Originally Posted by Ghost Writer View Post
    Daphina are actually baby brine shrimp...
    How come my daphnia never turn into brine shrimp then?
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    Ghost Writer, daphnia are NOT baby brine shrimp, they are both crustaceans, but are in different genre. daphnia are strictly freshwater where as brine shrimp are saltwater.

    Daphnia: Genus Daphnia / Ceriodaphnia
    Brine Shrimp: Genus Artemia
    Hence, not the same species.
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    ^ My bad... got my translations mixed up trying to work out Chinese - English...

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