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Daphnia are tiny aquatic creatures, also known as as 'water fleas' which are often used as food and sold in live, frozen, and freeze dried forms.

Due to their small size, daphnia make excellent foods for small fish or young fry. They have become a popular food in part because they are relatively easy to cultivate.

Daphnia are often seen in ponds and can be grown in a simple, partially shaded water container outdoors where they will feed upon algae and tiny infusoria (microscopic organisms)

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