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Planaria

planaria

Origin: NL. See Planary.

(Science: zoology) Any species of turbellarian worms belonging to Planaria, and many allied genera. The body is usually flat, thin, and smooth. Some species, in warm countries, are terrestrial.


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HELP with planaria...

There are lots of experiments you can do with planaria without cutting them up! Light sensitivity, what is their favourite smell? colour of substrate, how strong must the temptation be to make them cross a white line etc. The best thing is if you ...

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by animartco
Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:35 pm
 
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Re: HELP with planaria...

Very good results were achieved by using frozen bloodworms as these are highly attractive to planaria. Watch this --> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKwHECG3qbo

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by fishdeluxe
Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:04 pm
 
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Re: HELP with planaria...

you could use a planaria trap with a little piece of meat or fish as bait.

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by Mickey56
Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:52 am
 
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HELP with planaria...

The thing about liver, I think, is that it's "juicy," and the planaria will pick up the "smaell" and track it to its source. They climb on it, extend their pharynx and as long as the meat moves gently, stay on it feeding.

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by Darby
Fri May 21, 2010 9:25 pm
 
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Re: HELP with planaria...

[color=#40FF00]I also have to catch a planarian, i have a perfect stream in my backyard. but can someone please tell me if you HAVE to use liver, or will any meat work?

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by CollinHCA
Thu May 20, 2010 9:54 pm
 
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