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Back to Bacteria in a bottle. I've looked at Instant Ocean Biospira, Dr. Tim's one and only, and Dr. Tim's Eco Balance.

Of those it was only the one and only I didn't find any bacteria but plenty of detritus.

Tonight I'm looking at Microbacter7. It reminds me a lot of the Eco Balance but there is visually some differences in some of the bacteria.



 
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Playlists recap:

Cyano
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vpyufbPD9jrYmHuT1Tgw8iu

Stringy Bacteria from Sump
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8voIBt_86fgvjjxSZyQ2vIqK

Skimmate
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vocFWRRymI7Kz__9iz25tjf

Skimmer Foam
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vpdH5j9tJAFHUFzq4wBUnTz

Sump Detritus
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vqng0m4Ks1pFRmj9zMs9Odt

Return Water
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vpItr-KIq7LP0trwUGdzlxu

Dr. Tim's Eco-Balance
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vrs2e__lCE-76cje9W3SsIw

Bio Spira
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vrOuOeSlzagr_LBJgGJAik1

Cyano H2O2
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vrvK-k2tXSovGqjiCjXnpa-

Before Metronidazole Dinoflagellates Cyanobacteria
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vqH9-7psKwJ2jCpifnhSaAx

After Metronidazole Day 3 Dino Cyano
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vq6WeXDk3AOfadLOC4Wjro2

After Metronidazole Day 5 Dino Cyano
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vppq0LDFJuYksknBDh5tCFv

After Metronidazole Day 6 Dino Cyano
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vpd0bU5x-ZijNfVQmmaxzaz

After Metronidazole Day 9 Dino Cyano
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vpjdFNnYFgWdsgKvgpH9yUI

After Metrodonizole Day 12 Dino Cyano
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vq_SJVvCjptkFtGTX-fjuER

After Metronidazole Day 16 Dino Cyano
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vrnqhPnOd0llOJ4AcP8bneF

Search For Dinoflagellates in some Green Hair Algae
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vqpOWr4oWyCmtvWcQA1TZQy

ATS Detritus
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vrnFqfSgjhKq3e95SQiyUJx

Sump Bacteria Buildup
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vqoGUWGFGLA0-0Z16Y39Z-7

Rock Surface
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vqdnQL2ZqE4mad4xTwH_fr6

Tigriopus sp hunting
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8vqJd-W6sC3sU03FerYr2IS2

Pulsing Xenia
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8voyAggXVL-kWpk3_IoyW3AF

Microbacter7
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLN_wI2B-a8voBOqC_Z3Nbx5ShQpgkd5kT
 
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It's not under the microscope but here's a couple amphipods building a burrow together that I thought was really cool.



This was previously posted in this thread of a baby amphipod under the microscope. One of my favorite pictures so far.
 
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Google is celebrating Antoni van Leeuwenhoek 384th birthday today.

https://www.google.com/search?q=Antoni+van+Leeuwenhoek&oi=ddle&ct=antoni-van-leeuwenhoeks-384th-birthday-5116176595156992-hp&hl=en


Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek was a Dutch tradesman and scientist. He is commonly known as "the Father of Microbiology", and considered to be the first microbiologist. Wikipedia
Born: October 24, 1632, Delft, Netherlands
Died: August 26, 1723, Delft, Netherlands
Nationality: Dutch
Spouse: Barbara de Mey (m. 1654–1666)
Books: The Select Works of Antony Van Leeuwenhoek: Containing His Microscopical Discoveries in Many of the Works of Nature, More



http://www.history-of-the-microscope.org/anton-van-leeuwenhoek-microscope-history.php

 
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Not that I need an excuse to want to put something under the microscope but I certainly couldn't let Antony Van Leeuwenhoek's birthday go by with out doing so.

Grabbed a sample from my favorite place so far. My ATS.



Double cover slips for tonight's celebration.
 
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That was by far the largest sample I've looked at under the microscope so far. I kind of nodded off last night a couple times while watching.

Lots of pods, Tons of diatoms, and a LOT more bacteria then I've seen before. Bacteria in a bottle has nothing on my tank. lol

I also found right away a very active ostracod whicg was very cool. Usually they aren't doing much of anything when I have seen them before.

I also got a very long video, which I nodded off at least once while recording, of a ciliate splitting.

Uploads coming.
 
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