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by rabitt
Fri Mar 09, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Specimens, samples and slides
Topic: D-Limonene to clear?
Replies: 11
Views: 2553

Re: D-Limonene to clear?

Hi MsLichen, I also have reviewed Walter Dioni’s articles and purchased his book (saves going to the computer). Also purchased a small bottle of D-Limonene from Amazon. Mrsonchus is knowledgeable on the subject as well as other members of this form. You can find posts by searching for D-Limonene. I ...
by rabitt
Thu Aug 10, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Macrochaetus rotifer
Replies: 4
Views: 795

Re: Macrochaetus rotifer

I like your video, I had posted photos of one of these back in July 2016. Really interesting
critter to watch.

Rich B
by rabitt
Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Resources (online, books etc.)
Topic: AmScope T340 manuals
Replies: 0
Views: 1617

AmScope T340 manuals

Sorry for the long delay posting these.

Rich B

340 Series Manual Complete.pdf
(373.72 KiB) Downloaded 167 times
Darkfield Microscopy.pdf
(399.63 KiB) Downloaded 158 times
by rabitt
Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Newbie questions
Replies: 19
Views: 4074

Re: Newbie questions

As you can see I have a T340 scope and as a low budget hobbyist scope it is well worth the money. Yes there are plastic parts for the condensers, the camera tube is not adjustable in height and a few other minor problems but overall it does a great job. Will post the manuals when I get a chance. The...
by rabitt
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Jumping spider - Sitticus Terebratus
Replies: 6
Views: 1074

Re: Jumping spider - Sitticus Terebratus

You have my vote (All eyes have it) photo #5.
Great photos.

Rich B
by rabitt
Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Resources (online, books etc.)
Topic: You need to purchase this Book
Replies: 9
Views: 2899

Re: You need to purchase this Book

Chapter #8 Rotifera, is 56 pages. Lots of detail drawings. All drawings & diagrams are black & white and well detailed throughout all chapters. Not many photos I have read a few chapters and distribution outside the USA is discussed. A few of the chapters – #1 Introductory Essay- #2 Protozoa- #11 Ta...
by rabitt
Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Spider mites!
Replies: 10
Views: 2493

Re: Spider mites!

Also check out my posting "You need to purchase this book" under Resources. Lots of info on processing and fixing the various critters.

Rich B
by rabitt
Thu Jun 08, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Resources (online, books etc.)
Topic: You need to purchase this Book
Replies: 9
Views: 2899

You need to purchase this Book

Fresh-Water Invertebrates of the United states, 3rd Ed, Protozoa to Mollusca Author, Robert W. Pennak Last month Charlie Guevara recommended I buy this book in regard to my posting of photos of ‘Cladocera (Water Flea) with Egg’ from Amazon. It is available used in good condition Hard Cover from vari...
by rabitt
Wed Jun 07, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Custom & off the shelf Gears, racks, shafts, etc.
Replies: 4
Views: 2511

Custom & off the shelf Gears, racks, shafts, etc.

A number of years ago I needed replacement gears for a 1929 Model ’A’ Ford windshield wiper motor. After a quick search several companies’ found. Most stock standard gears and will make custom ones at fair price. Best to give them a call to discuss your needs. For those needing replacement parts to ...
by rabitt
Fri May 26, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Diatomées
Replies: 3
Views: 735

Re: Diatomées

Excellent photos, have these diatoms been cleaned. Also was this a wet mount with live diatoms.
Rich B
by rabitt
Thu May 25, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Shandon Sledge Microtome - the Arrival!
Replies: 16
Views: 2093

Re: Shandon Sledge Microtome - the Arrival!

Sounds like you are well into the joy of using your new monster. We here in the Tri lakes / Twin Lakes area of the Missouri Ozarks would call it a Boat Anchor vs Monster.
by rabitt
Thu May 25, 2017 12:20 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Xylèmes
Replies: 6
Views: 983

Re: Xylèmes

Welcome back, great photos as always.
by rabitt
Thu May 25, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Simocephalus Vetulus
Replies: 11
Views: 1565

Re: Simocephalus Vetulus

Wonderful photos, another excellent subject / critter to study.
by rabitt
Wed May 17, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Cladocera (Water Flea) with Egg
Replies: 10
Views: 1802

Re: Cladocera (Water Flea) with Egg

charlie guevara Like the” Mothers Day comment”, it would have been nice to witness the birth, perhaps another time. Thank you for the detailed information about these crustaceans I really appreciate it and I’m sure others on the forum do also. I will have to check out the eye the next time I encount...
by rabitt
Fri May 12, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Cladocera (Water Flea) with Egg
Replies: 10
Views: 1802

Re: Cladocera (Water Flea) with Egg

hkv, During my search to ID the Cladocera the photos and drawings had several eggs which appear to be quite small compared to the large 118 x 85 um of this one. Plus the flea itself is only 270 x 200 um. As to being resting or normal egg I will need to dig further into this since my knowledge is ver...
by rabitt
Thu May 11, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Resources (online, books etc.)
Topic: Identifying Freshwater Crustacean Zooplankton (Canada)
Replies: 2
Views: 1599

Re: Identifying Freshwater Crustacean Zooplankton (Canada)

Thank you, for posting pdf. More good reading.
Rich B
by rabitt
Thu May 11, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Water Flea: Scientific Classification
Replies: 3
Views: 1947

Re: Water Flea: Scientific Classification

75RR,
Thank you for the Cart. Do you mind if copy it?
Rich B
by rabitt
Thu May 11, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Cladocera (Water Flea) with Egg
Replies: 10
Views: 1802

Cladocera (Water Flea) with Egg

Three photos 60X plan & 40X http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g355/Stentor1/Cladocera%20and%20Egg%205-1-17%202%20572x800_zpstvghg2rr.jpg http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g355/Stentor1/Cladocera%20and%20Egg%205-1-17%203%20800x572_zpswcgezjts.jpg http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g355/Stentor1/...
by rabitt
Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Home-made microscope adaptations
Topic: DIY Micromanipulator
Replies: 12
Views: 6720

Re: DIY Micromanipulator

KurtM,
Thanks for the 3 posts, the diatoms Ireland is very informative with the how too article and instructions.

Rich B
by rabitt
Sun Apr 23, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Culture medium for algae and other critters
Replies: 17
Views: 3827

Re: Culture medium for algae and other critters

Pat,
try this site, http://www.microscope-microscope.org/ap ... otozoa.htm

I have a few more sites if you need them.

Rich B
by rabitt
Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Banana worm video
Replies: 7
Views: 1010

Re: Banana worm video

Jen,
Great video always something new to learn. What critters do you feed then to?
by rabitt
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Video of Rotifer Collotheca ornata
Replies: 2
Views: 732

Video of Rotifer Collotheca ornata

Rotifer, Collotheca ornate 40x . Posted photos of this several days ago. You can search youtube and view Other people’s videos of these guys. https://youtu.be/ger7lRr7-FU ___________________________________ 1st AmScope M200B-MS Converted to LED Camera OMAX A3550U 5mp 2nd AmScope T340B-DK-LED ¬¬
by rabitt
Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Big creek diatoms
Replies: 4
Views: 1000

Re: Big creek diatoms

IanW,
Thank you for your response.

Rich B
by rabitt
Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Rotifer ? Collotheca ornata
Replies: 3
Views: 958

Re: Rotifer ? Collotheca ornata

Hi Peter,
This is one reference http://protist.i.hosei.ac.jp/pdb/Images ... r_04c.html


Rich B
by rabitt
Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Hydra Eating Mosquito Larva - Video
Replies: 12
Views: 2078

Re: Hydra Eating Mosquito Larva - Video

Hi Johann,
Wonderful video, how did you capture the event?
by rabitt
Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Rotifer ? Collotheca ornata
Replies: 3
Views: 958

Rotifer ? Collotheca ornata

Believe this to be Rotifer, Collotheca ornate 10x & 40x . Have video but will post later. Tried to post this from Google Photos in Sand Box but having problems. http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g355/Stentor1/Microbes1/BC%2010X%20Rotifer%20Collotheca%20ornata%20%201%20800x443_zps0m9sou9k.jpg http:...
by rabitt
Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Sandbox
Topic: Test Images Google Photos
Replies: 2
Views: 4470

Re: Test Images Google Photos

mrsonchus ,
Thank you, will give it a try.

Rich B
by rabitt
Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Sandbox
Topic: Test Images Google Photos
Replies: 2
Views: 4470

Test Images Google Photos

Rotifer Collotheca ornate Trying again
enough for today

Image


Image
by rabitt
Wed Apr 12, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Big creek diatoms
Replies: 4
Views: 1000

Big creek diatoms

Was lucky having all diatoms in focus and moving.
40 X objective.
https://youtu.be/pKWFOnegPF0
Image
I messed something up
Rich B
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1st AmScope M200B-MS Converted to LED
Camera OMAX A3550U 5mp
2nd AmScope T340B-DK-LED
by rabitt
Sat Dec 03, 2016 11:10 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Marine diatoms
Replies: 13
Views: 1131

Re: Marine diatoms

Hi Pat, great photo. I think their slides are well worth the money.