2010; Jamshidi-Zanjani and Saeedi 2013), there are no data on the species diversity of the Oligochaeta of the region, except the single record of Tubifex tubifex
by Pourang (1996).
Suitable foods that have sufficient vitamins and calcium for a terrapin include greens, fruits, pondweed and pond fish pellets, insects, blood worms, tubifex
worms, raw whole fish, prawns, leafy vegetable and carrots.
Commercial grade tubificid worms consisting primarily of Tubifex
spp were procured from the local ornamental fish stores time to time as per requirements.
Toxicity of Fastac 10 EC, a pyrethroid insecticide to Paramecium primaurelia and Tubifex
Among Oligochaetes, the participation of Tubifex tubifex
was shown to be maximum at all the stations with highest mean standing crop at St I (136.
The treatments included exposure to 7[degrees]C or 11[degrees]C with feeding of four Tubifex
worms once each week (the high food groups) or once every other week (the low food groups).
Carp feed on tubifex
, water fleas, mosquito larvae and other natural organisms that are usually present in the ponds.
In the Great Lakes, there are some species associations of Tubificidae characteristic of organically polluted bays and harbors: Tubifex tubifex
, Peloscolex multisetosus, and several Limnodrilus species (dominated by L.
Whirling disease is caused by a parasite spread by the Tubifex
worm when it is eaten by fish.
These and related species have been erroneously included into the genus Ilyodrilus Eisen, 1879 (treated also as a subgenus of the genus Tubifex
Answer: The suitable dietary constituents for a turtle or terrapin include greens, fruits, pondweed, pond fish pellets, insects, blood worms, tubifex
worms, raw whole fish and prawns.
3 mg in weight) were mostly Tubifex
spp and Branchiodrillus sp, separated from the clumped heterogeneous population and were maintained in the laboratory in plastic trays placed under running tap water.