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by rml6f4
Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Egg! What Now?
Replies: 65
Views: 11569

Re: Egg! What Now?

That is genius. And I’m all about cheaper options. Thank you!
by rml6f4
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Egg! What Now?
Replies: 65
Views: 11569

Re: Egg! What Now?

Sorry about the bad luck with the eggs. Can I ask you where you got your Kreisel tube from? I was interested in building one but wasn’t sure where to find the tube.
by rml6f4
Sun Jul 22, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: I HAVE ZOEA!!!!!
Replies: 191
Views: 30684

Re: I HAVE ZOEA!!!!!

Congrats on the eggs! Seems like it’s the season for them right now!
by rml6f4
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Egg! What Now?
Replies: 65
Views: 11569

Re: Egg! What Now?

Any egg updates yet?
by rml6f4
Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Egg! What Now?
Replies: 65
Views: 11569

Re: Egg! What Now?

I can give my take on a few of these. 1 & 2) Everyone suggested to keep my chemical usage low, so I just tried to use a few drops per jar. However, I did experiment with a few additional drops of ammo lock a couple times and it didn’t seem to have any negative effects. 50% water changes twice a day ...
by rml6f4
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Questions On Larvae Tank
Replies: 54
Views: 14239

Re: Questions On Larvae Tank

I’ve been reading this thread for tips for my first batch of zoea. Are you going to raise this batch? I’ll wish the both of us luck! I’m considering it. I have a job that requires traveling a couple days a week sometimes, so it would be tough. Hopefully my details are helpful. Obviously I wasn’t su...
by rml6f4
Mon Jul 02, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Questions On Larvae Tank
Replies: 54
Views: 14239

Questions On Larvae Tank

Just kidding. We have a third batch of eggs.

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by rml6f4
Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:57 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Questions On Larvae Tank
Replies: 54
Views: 14239

Re: Questions On Larvae Tank

Sorry to revive this thread, but it definitely seems like my male straws are trying to breed with my female again. Poor thing escaped her original entanglement and is currently hiding herself in a corner with the boys trying to get to her. I don’t think she’s ready for another round of babies. Me ei...
by rml6f4
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Questions On Larvae Tank
Replies: 54
Views: 14239

Re: Questions On Larvae Tank

Thank you for the info! I made a kriesel...I'm probably going to attempt using that. I'm still not sure. We will see if I even get the chance. I put a topper on my 100 gallon tank, so due to the change in scenery they might not even breed this year. Who knows. You did such a great job!! I hope that...
by rml6f4
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Questions On Larvae Tank
Replies: 54
Views: 14239

Re: Questions On Larvae Tank

Sure I can share! (Edit: Sorry this turned into a book... got a bit out of hand) March 26-27: Breeding followed by guarding April 26: Eggs dropped May 17: First megalopa ~May 26: Interest in shells. Also mama crab dropped a second batch of babies that I didn’t catch in time. Probably in my top 5 wor...
by rml6f4
Thu May 31, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Questions On Larvae Tank
Replies: 54
Views: 14239

Questions On Larvae Tank

Well bad news. I had to leave for a 2.5 day trip for work. Before I left I moved the final surviving megalopa to a transition tank. He seemed active in there and was trying on shells when I left. When I came back he was out of the pool without a shell and dead. It really looked like a crab though! T...
by rml6f4
Sat May 26, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Questions On Larvae Tank
Replies: 54
Views: 14239

Re: Questions On Larvae Tank

GotButterflies wrote:Sounds to me like you need to cancel your plans!!! ;)

Edit: I mean...come on...where are your priorities? LOL!!! You have a crabbing community to support here!!!
Haha somehow I feel like my boss wouldn’t understand “My crab is pregnant and I need be the surrogate for the next month.”
by rml6f4
Thu May 24, 2018 11:34 pm
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Questions On Larvae Tank
Replies: 54
Views: 14239

Re: Questions On Larvae Tank

Mama crab has been acting rather suspicious the past few days and sure enough she has a new batch of eggs and they look about ready for the drop. I told them no more breeding this year! Lol Unfortunately, I’m going to be out of town more than I’m home the next month so a second attempt isn’t really ...
by rml6f4
Wed May 23, 2018 1:23 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Questions On Larvae Tank
Replies: 54
Views: 14239

Questions On Larvae Tank

Any updates? Would love to see pictures!!! :banana: Once the first ones started changing to megalopa it was like a chain reaction. I only have two zoeae that aren’t megalopa now. But these things love attacking each other, so I’m down to just a few overall. Good news is at least one megalopa has be...
by rml6f4
Thu May 17, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Breeding
Topic: Questions On Larvae Tank
Replies: 54
Views: 14239

Questions On Larvae Tank

I had to go to work, but I counted at least three Megalopa this morning! Finally!