This was a post of mine a short while ago (bottom of the page). I emptied it from my girlfriend's Pumkin Neo tank yesterday. About sixty seed shrimp down the drain. I wil be adding them to my bowfront next for my galaxy Rasboras ---> OM NOM NOM.
Here are a few pictures to illistrate my simple pest trap. This is essentially the same as a bottle trap many use to capture thier fish, just micro.
You can contact your local veterinarian about the vacutainer. Be sure to mention what it is for and I am sure any animal loving vet tech will provide you with a few. This is not an item they generally sell FYI. Remove the rubber stopper from the plastic body. Use a leather punch or a drill to make way for whatever small tubing you have. I used 1/4" John Guest tube left over from my RO set-up. Tie up a short length of fishing line to the rubber stopper so you can easily retrieve it when its time to rebait. I have used crushed Omega One color pellets as bait to great effect, but most foods will work I'm sure.
I have successfully captured cyclops, planaria and seed shrimps with this design.
Probably. I only kept my baby guppies in there for a short time. They kept busy with the seed shrimp since they were much easier to catch. Especially since seed shrimp hang out on the glass in colonies.