Home Grown. We took some pond water and brought it inside last fall (2020). We had tadpoles in October and wanted to save some from the cold weather. The 1st step was preparing their home. A number of cool organisms came along in the water. The hydra was one. It took a few days to … Continue reading Hail Hydra
The Blue Glaucus, Glaucus atlanticus, is a shell-less gastropod. Huh? A sea slug! These ethereal creatures live out to sea their entire lives; they are pelagic. Sometimes currents carry them onto shore, as in the picture. They grow to about an inch long and live in the Atlantic Ocean. They have no skeleton, so they … Continue reading Angel or Dragon?