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Sea Monkeys Kits - Caring For Them and Interesting Facts

     Caring for a certain animal, especially little animals that come with their own natural habitats, is a good hobby and a very good learning experience not just for children, but anyone from any age group. If you are a busy person doing a job, or you have a child who needs to go to school or basically anyone who cannot afford to take full time care of a large sized animal, sea monkeys are the answer to your queries, because they need to be fed just once a week.

In 1972, the sea monkeys were the subject of Harold von Braunhut’s claim to fame, marketed in comic strips called Sea-Monkeys. He was awed on seeing them being sold in pet stores as potential pet food. The writer said that he used this and the idea of teaching kids some basic science to build his famous comic strips. However when he started to sell his shrimp in 1960s, von Braunhut marketed them under the name “Instant Life.”

Did you know that the sea monkeys of today are not the original ones? Braunhut and D'Agostino began to cross breed shrimps from the genus Artemia, after they realized how fragile and short the lifespan of the original shrimps was. Today, after cross breeding and testing, the sea monkeys are larger, stronger and live for a longer period of time than originally planned.

Unlike any other animal, a sea monkey is typically born with just one eye. As it slowly grows and develops, it develops two more eyes. Amazing, isn’t it?!

Be it a leopard frog tadpole or sea monkeys in sea monkeys kit for sale, any animal needs the basic care and feeding. Fortunately, sea monkeys are very self-sufficient, low maintenance and need very little effort on the part of the owners. If you get a packet containing sea monkey eggs, that is, little capsules which are basically a state of suspended animation in which they remain in absence of water, you need to put them in distilled water mixed with water purifier. This is important because any other kind of water may harm them or kill the, altogether.

Like a leopard frog tadpole, sea monkeys kit for saleneed enough oxygen. In case you do not have an air pump of any form of hydraulic pump, you can take the easy way out to aerate the water, that is, you can just put some of the water in a glass and pour it back in the original container. You need to do this for a minimum of six times to generate the necessary amount of air bubbles. The other alternative way is to make use of a normal empty syringe to push in air bubbles in the water.

If you see that they have not hatched even after 24 hours of being in water, then chances are that the temperature of the water is too cold. They also need a certain amount of sunlight for survival, but not too much, and a good amount of local algal growth for them to feed on. If you have been told to get “sea monkey diamonds”, then don’t because when they are small, sea monkeys stand a very high chance of getting stuck underneath the “diamonds” resulting in their deaths by suffocation.

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Be it Leopard frog tadpole or even Sea monkeys kit for sale , caring for any small individual requires attention. Getting sea monkeys is a good idea because they are not as expensive, and they do not require so much of maintenance. In addition, kids love them! Buy it now!

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