Jetta Eggs update

dbbga

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#1
Sorry for being away so long :roll: Been really busy and trying to stay away from Jetta :bonk: Wasnt easy, but when i checked on the eggs this weekend i got some awesome shots 8) Whatcha think?
 

Nancy

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#4
Please tell us a little more about Jetta - is she accepting food or not? How long has it been since she laid the eggs?

Nice pics,

Nancy
 

Colin

Colossal Squid
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#5
looks like most of them are past the 3/4 way stage... the countdown is on!

hope you have your breeding tanks and food supply all set up for the hatching???
 

dbbga

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:bugout: Ready? UHHHH I hope so. I have the betta cups, the live food source ready to be shipped in, and two SW tanks ready to house.. I dont think anyone can really be ready.

Jetta laid the eggs on approx. Feb 14. Cant be sure but that was a close date. I did check on her daily but on the 14th is when i saw the eggs. She has only taken one shrimp since she has laid eggs. She is VERY protective and refuses even tank cleaning now. When i had these last pics taken she was very mad. I tried to retreve the eggs so that i could have more control over them but she was having none of that. In a matter of 60sec. she chased me, got ahold of me, shook me, inked me , then bit me. That was enough for me, I left her alone. Good thing i have long finger nails, she got ahold of them mostly and just nicked my cuticle :bugout: but it still kinda owie, but i deserved it. So much for taking the eggs, on to plan B, How do i get all the little buggers out of all the LR i have in there? :bonk: Gonna put in some Brine shrimp eggs so at least they will have something to munch on till i can catch them and the live food gets here... Oh yeah this is gonna be fun :wink: I cant wait, Im so excited. I cant believe Im gonna be a grandma :D :heee:

sorry the pics arent very clear, but getting in a wrestling match with her only made my friend nervous and the pics were taken very fast LOL
 

Thurge

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Gravle vacume might be your best bet to get them out, they are used on fish fry all the time. I woud try and move some LR into the other tanks before the pitter pat of little feet takes it all over. Then you don't have quite so many hiding spots.
 

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