how can i raise small egg babies?

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    fishkid6692 Vampyroteuthis Supporter

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    my hummelincki just layed her eggs i think and i know it's very hard but is there anyway to try to raise the babies? there a small egg species. what can i do to give the babies the best chance to survive? should i put certain food in the tank? any advice at all will help! really anything would help.
     
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    thanks

    thanks but where can i buy artemia? and some super small crabs?
     
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    artemia are brine shrimp and you can get the eggs almost anywhere but they are often stale and don't hatch well if you buy them from a pet store. I have found a great hatcher and supplier of high hatch rate eggs:

    http://www.brineshrimpdirect.com/equip-shrimp-hatchery-c115.html

    The hatcher is by far the easiest and most reliable I have ever used.
     

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