Observation Of The Well-Fed Tetrahymena

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On the first day, two different feeding statues and three different ink concentrations were tested to which condition would produce the highest rate of phagocytosis. The well fed tetrahymena were fed with 1% India ink, the other group was fed 5% India ink, the last group was fed 10% India ink. Then the starved tetrahymena were given the ink concentrations in the same manner as the well-fed tetrahymena. After adding the ink to the microcentrifuge, we prepared a slide for each mixture at the following time intervals 2 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 20 minutes, and 30 minutes. After all the slides were made, the slides were placed under a microscope for observation. Under the microscope the goal was to find 10 tetrahymena and count the amount
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