Paramecium!

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arturoag75
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Paramecium!

Post by arturoag75 »

Hi,
in my little acquarium i found some Paramecium!
here for you two pics.
any idea for species?

objectives 25x - 40x DIC on Zeiss Photomicroscope III
camera canon a540is
good day
Arturo

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ABEL
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Post by ABEL »

Hello.

¡Very nice¡

I believe that it is P. Aurelia or Caudatum, not putrinum and not bursaria. I am not sure. I have an aquarium also (Eheim Scubabay) with paramecium caudatum and aurelia, stentor and many microbes. Lately I have prepared a culture of paramecium with stagnant water of a river.

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Post by Cyclops »

Very nice image, one opf my favourite animals!
What are the tiny orange opbjects, diatoms?
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Post by arturoag75 »

Hi,
the orange object are some cristals that light under polarized illumination!
best
arturo

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