Ciliate and diatoms

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Pm turk
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Ciliate and diatoms

#1 Post by Pm turk » Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:46 pm

Recently I noticed a ciliate that appeared to have swallowed a diatom, is this possible? I thought they are tiny bits of food like phytoplankton. It was quite a large ciliate so it could accommodate the diatom easily.

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Re: Ciliate and diatoms

#2 Post by daruosha » Wed Feb 26, 2020 6:15 pm

Post us some pictures. Its a good practice to take pictures (even with your phone) once you found something interesting

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