Edward - O. hummelincki

sulley

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stopped in the lfs and they have a hummelincki? what do you guys think? probaly 0% chance of any babied made it right?
 

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!!!!!! :roflmao:....GO GO GO GO!


although its hard to say for babies you will not see them for at least 2 weeks probably more like a month. It took almost a month till a could actually see Legs.
 

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yeah that was my first species and i absolutely love them..dont tempt me capt..it is a little bigger than what i was looking for i just dont anything to happen oif those poor babies did make it
 

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If you look at the odds (inspite of them being large egged, we don't have a successful hatch and survive in the journals) and you weigh the possibilities of finding a hummelincki ...

On the other hand, can you tell if it is a male? Females have a nasty habit of setting up to brood within two weeks of going into the tank and producing infertile eggs. I so would like another male but would hesitate on a female.
 

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hmm did not know that about the females...what are some clues for hummelincki or are they the same for briereus? i really really doubt there are any babies left..ive checked at all hours fed at all hours...the closest i came was a six legged serpant star ha
 

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QUOTE=sulley;153556]wow d you r the best... thanx[/QUOTE]

The best WHAT is yet to be determined :gigas: If I could figure that out I would be employed.
 

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broke down and got her...well not sure if he or she yet was still balled up....she came in on monday so i asked the guy what she came in as and he said carribean two spot.. he also had a merc that came in as dwarf...so this is at least encouraging that he can ask for 2 spots instead of just carribean species...got her yesterday dripped her and let her be alone all day and night.. this morning i found the remnants of my 2 nas. snails i bought when i was "ghost feeding" the babies so she is eating...today she was "molded" on a rock but did take a frozen shrimp left the interaction at that...she is a little bigger than i wanted best estimate is mantle sligtly smaller than a golf ball...ill post pics in a couple days as not to spook her
 

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I am SOOOOOOOO jealous. I cant wait to see picks.
 

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I did not want to influence (too much) but there is no way I would have passed her up in spite of my hesitations :mrgreen:
 

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hopefully she does well..he did tell me the name of the wholesaler if that helps you guys..not sure if i can post it or not so lmk..
 

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I would like to know the wholesaler, you could Pm or e-mail me.
 

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As long as information is on topic and PG 13, there are no real posting restrictions, this includes suppliers names as well a other on topic links. Post away (and my private thanks to Tony for running the forum this way!)
 

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okay just wanted to make sure..he said it was from sea dweeling creatures...and they are great at labeling species and size..obviously wholesale not sure abouot private though...hope this helps
 

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From what can be seen on their website, I can see why your LFS would be happy to tell you the wholesaler as, at least at first blush, they appear to be first class for this type of facility.

Since they are in California, I would put a small wager (SWAG) on your new addition to have come from Haiti.
 

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I'm still drooling over the pics of their tanks and warehouse! I never asked my LFS who there wholesaler is, i will tomorrow.
 

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