Thread subject: :: Storing flies in alcohol

Posted by John Bratton on 03-04-2008 11:02

When diluting the alcohol with water, it is best to use distilled water. It doesn't have to be pefectly distilled: water out of a dehumidifier or the ice that builds up in a freezer will do. But tapwater often gives a precipitate when mixed with alcohol, calcareous I guess.