Freshwater Mussel Water Filtration

Freshwater Mussel Water Filtration

Freshwater Mussel Water Filtration: This two-tank demonstration shows the incredible filtration capacity of freshwater mussels. After only 30 minutes, the aquarium with freshwater mussels contains crystal clear water while the one without mussels is still very cloudy and turbid.
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Photo By/Credit
Ryan Hagerty/USFWS
Ecosystem
River/stream
Media Usage Rights/License
Public Domain
Subject tags
Freshwater mussels