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Egg tumbler or not?

6 years 9 months ago #34837 by martyg
Replied by martyg on topic Egg tumbler or not?
There were about 20 or so. I haven't submitted a BAP in like 6 years... But one is on the way.

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6 years 9 months ago #34836 by dakwas1940
Replied by dakwas1940 on topic Egg tumbler or not?
:P How many babies are there?

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6 years 9 months ago #34835 by martyg
Replied by martyg on topic Egg tumbler or not?
Thanks for the info! Looks like they are doing well and I'm going to roll with what I have.

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6 years 10 months ago #34834 by scubadiver
Replied by scubadiver on topic Egg tumbler or not?
Once they have heads and tails you are fine. Don't feed them until the egg sack goes away. Make sure the water stays a little clean which if you are not feeding them should not be a problem.


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6 years 10 months ago #34833 by keltonsports
Replied by keltonsports on topic Egg tumbler or not?
I don't have egg tumblers, so I use the same thing you do except I add another air stone to the bottom of that fry saver. I put the line through the hole in the top of the container. The sole purpose of the extra air stone is to move the water inside the container better. it keeps the fry from staying in a clump....

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6 years 10 months ago #34832 by martyg
Egg tumbler or not? was created by martyg
Hello!

I've stripped a few females in the past but have always managed to do it when the fry were free swimming. I just recently stripped an Aulonocara sp. "Stuartgranti Maleri" and the fry still had their egg sacks - but had tails and could move around if they wanted to. I put the fry into one of those hang on the glass containers that cycle the tank water via the suction created by an air hose.

My question is, should the fry at this stage be put in an egg tumbler or is this type of container OK? They seems to all huddle together and not move too much so I'm not sure if they'll make it.

Any tricks/hints/thoughts would be great.

Thanks!

Marty

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