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GrannomMay 6th, 2007, 1:31 pm
Northwest PA

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I understand that what I am about to say if rather ignorant, but I would like some help as to if this is a possibility or something I am capable of.
What is involved in making an insect aquarium in order to learn more about specific insects, for identification and tying purposes. Im sure there is alot of informationm to give but some basics would be nice.

Mike
"Be calm - you're there..." "...Tell yourself there's no rush, even if there is."

-John Gierach
KonchuMay 7th, 2007, 5:48 am
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Indiana

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Different insects have different needs. Which creatures did you have in mind? From which habitats?
GrannomMay 7th, 2007, 8:20 am
Northwest PA

Posts: 87
Great Lakes/NW Pa region. I would like to raise caddisflies or mayflies, but anything would be ok if they are too difficult.
"Be calm - you're there..." "...Tell yourself there's no rush, even if there is."

-John Gierach
KonchuMay 7th, 2007, 7:08 pm
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Indiana

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So you are wanting to raise stream caddis- and mayflies.

Do you have some sort of bubbler to keep the water aerated? This is important, especially for the mayflies.

See this older thread for more info...then we can go from there.

http://www.troutnut.com/topic/625#2862

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