WE HAVE EGGS!!!!

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  1. dbbga

    dbbga Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    Well I just checked on Jetta and lifted the rock alittle so i could see her and we have EGGS!!!!!!!! Im so excited, she has about 200-500 BIG eggs in there OMG Im so excited !!!!! :D :D :D :D :D :D :P
     
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    neptune Haliphron Atlanticus Registered

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    That tooooooo cool. Congarats hope it goes well!!!! :D

    Best of Luck to you both! :)
     
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    tonmo Titanites Staff Member Webmaster Moderator

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    Wow, that was fast! Amazing... we look forward to pics of course... :) Good luck!
     
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    dbbga Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    Have someone coming over with a great camera today to take pics :wink:
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    Hi Deb,

    Congratulations, now you have eggs. When I heard how much Jetta was eating, I suspected as much. You'll probably have to give her food in her den or right in front of it, since, if she follows the pattern of the others, she won't come out much.

    What are your plans - I assume you're going to try to raise some of the hatchlings?

    Nancy
     
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    dbbga Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    Nancy, yes i am going to try and raise them :wink: I have talked with Alicia from 5thday and she is going to have live mysid shrimp , amphs and copes. flown in. She is also going to help with this so if i do have some grow up a bit we can sell them :bonk: :bonk: :bonk: :bonk: ok this is so excited snow and octo eggs on the same day What a great Valentines Day :rainbow:
     
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    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    AWESOME! :D


    Ill be waiting for the pix! :heee:
     
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    wwwhoooo hoooo!!! we like the sound of that!!!! :D
     
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    That is fantastic!!! Ink only had around 20 or so. Wonder if they're fertile. Sure hope so!!! Can hardly wait for the pictures!!!

    Good luck!!1

    Carol
     
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    Oh my gosh! This is great news, and I'm really hope this turns out well.
     
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    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    Re: WE HAVE EGGS!!!!

    How big?
     
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    How do you know they are good eggs?
     
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    Scouse Haliphron Atlanticus Registered

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    think you put them in one of them machines that Willy Wonka had for his golden eggs :lol:
     
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    Burstsovenergy24 Larger Pacific Striped Octopus Supporter

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    I dont know about cephs but my Convict Cichlids (cons) breed regularly and if the eggs are fertile after 24 hrs they are a tan color. :)
     
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    Colin Colossal Squid Supporter

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    after a couple of weeks the eye pigments become visible, but the chances the eggs are viable are pretty good because the octo was an adult when bought.

    good luck deb
     
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    Just don't follow Veruca salt :)
     
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    dbbga Vampyroteuthis Registered

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    Ahhh Colin,,, I have been patiently waiting your arrival and response!!!!

    To tell you the truth Im totally nervous :roll:

    I went to the marine center(local marine fish store) were i get all of my maint. stuff for my tank. They could not believe i had such a larger oct, seems how they only deal with bimacs. So , they the entire staff came to my house Sat night at 730pm to see Jetta. They could not believe their eyes. The brought me 100 betta cups with lids for free :shock: just to help out 8) way cool... I counted the eggs this morning closely and she has about 160 or so,, there are about 8 clutches in the cave. I never even saw her coming at me, she caught me off guard :shock: as I was pulling my hand out of the tank, she lunged very fast and i was not quick enough, she got me :shock: she wrapped herself almost all the way up to my elbow and gave me a good shake, then let go :bonk: :goofysca:
    ok ok she scared the piss out of me... then i let her be, thismornign she has completey enclosed the den excepte for a small opening :roll: I guess she showed me whos boss :notworth: :notworth: :notworth:
     
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    That would freak me out! :shock:
     
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    Nancy Titanites Staff Member Moderator

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    And with all that, Jetta didn't bite you -just gave you a warning shake. But it seems like she really wants you to stay away for a while.

    What LFS was whose staff came over to see Jetta?

    Nancy
     
  20. joel_ang

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    Lucky she didn't bite you, maybe she just giving a warning. It won't be a good idea to try that again.
     

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