I'm doing research on anaerobic bacteria. In the fall I took mud samples from a bog and have been working with them but I didn't take enough. Now winter has rolled around (Im in Canada) and all the bogs are frozen over. I need more material to work with — is it possible to make a mud mixture myself and carry over the bacteria? If so could anyone help me out with the mixture ratios? Is contamination a concern here (I would assume not)? And how long would the propagation take?

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  • $\begingroup$ I suggest getting an augur or whatever it used to make ice holes for fishing , and cut down into the bog and get more samples. $\endgroup$ – blacksmith37 Jan 18 '20 at 1:55

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