Tons o Eggs

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  1. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    I have been getting eggs on and off for the last month or two. Today I went to pull some and turned a rock around and found about 100. :smile:
    We'll see how many are fertile.
    I also got some of cuttlegirls eggs so hopefully I can breed them with mine.

    Yay!
     
  2. erich orser

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    Adorable little cuttlekins. Very promising indeed.
     
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    How many females do you have? Now you know what I feel like!!!! Congratulations on the :baby: :baby: :baby: :baby: !
     
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    Cuttles are so darn cute! Congrats on the babes with arms!
     
  5. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Here is a pic of the firs mass of eggs:
     
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    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    And here is a bowl full of eggs I pulled out on New Years eve:
     
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    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Jennifer,

    I think I have 3 females, but in my current set up its really hard to tell.

    I am finding, both with my eggs and the WC eggs from last year, that a great many aren't viable.
     
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    :bonk: That is a lot of eggs!!!
     
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    UGhh, I can't edit my posts right now... I think I have had about a 70% hatch rate on my eggs. I know one person had 10 out of 10 hatch (don't know if the hatchlings made it though...) and another person had 3 out of 4 hatch. I will try to look into this...
     
  10. Thales

    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    Thanks!
    I just pulled another 100 or so eggs. Most of the first batch did not hatch. I am trying something different with the new batch.

    I think maybe I have too many males in my groups and they keep blowing each others packages out of the female. Sad.
     
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    Thales do you have any born around December if so i might be intrested in a couple?
     
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    Thales Colossal Squid Staff Member Moderator

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    I don't have any available right now. I will let you know when I do!
     
  13. dutchcourage

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    Ok thanks Thales let me know
     

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