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How to Find and Take Care of Dugesia Flatworms
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As a science educator and mom, I always look for ways to make science fun and interesting for my own elementary school-age children. This Kid Science area of the SPO website features our "Adventures In Flatworms."
How to Find and Care for Dugesia Flatworms
Page last updated 10/2014
Two days after placing our order, the flatworms arrived. They were shipped in a small plastic jar packed inside Styrofoam with a heat pack to keep them warm. In the photo above, you中国福利彩票下载安装αpp can see the display of our outdoor temperature behind the box...25 degrees Fahrenheit. Brrr!
We keep our planaria to a small plastic tank filled with about 1" (one inch) of spring water. Flatworms do not like the water to be too deep.
They like to rest in the corner of the tank.
This page has everything you中国福利彩票下载安装αpp need to know to find, house and feed Dugesia, a type of planarian flatworm commonly used in science classrooms and easy to keep at 中国福利彩票下载安装αpp.
The information on this page falls into three basic categories:
- : You can order live flatworms or prepared slides of flatworms from these guys. They also offer a free .
- Ward's Natural Science also has free information of .
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We are raised bullfrog tadpoles and documented their metamorphosis into adult frogs!
to meet the bullfrogs!
Latest Flatworm News
Planaria Winter Eggs & Babies!
This spring we welcomed a bunch of flatworm babies that hatched from crazy looking winter eggs. Check out the video below!
Our cross-eyes flatworms! Aren't they cute :)