Rotifer and bacteria

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pwnell
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Rotifer and bacteria

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I have a new piece of driftwood in my new planted aquarium that started leaching sugars, which fuelled an exponential growth in a great diversity of bacteria. I counted at least 6 different shapes in some of the other photos not posted here.

Not sure if this rotifer was feeding on them - my guess is it was. Best viewed large.

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20130920-DSLR_IMG_0037.jpg by pwnell, on Flickr
Tropical aquarium slime on driftwood + rotifer, 60x, DIC, top oil+bottom oil, oil dic condenser prism

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Bacteria

Post by Olympusman »

Nice rendering of the bacteria.
Michael Reese Much FRMS EMS Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

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Re: Rotifer and bacteria

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pwnell wrote:Best viewed large.
Indeed -- very sharp and detailed -- nice work!

--Rik

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Post by RogelioMoreno »

Nice details!

Rogelio

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