More eggs!

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More eggs!

Post by RiNiKy506 » Sun Jun 07, 2020 2:08 pm

I was peeking in on my crew at about 2am (Friday) and I saw my little Crabina moving in and out of her shell, kinda messing around so I decided to pull her out and check her bc my largest male has been bothering all of my little females, plus the spawning in the salt pool that happened in May. I’m trying to keep an eye out now bc I had no idea that the first one had eggs. It’s so funny bc he is huge and she is tiny! It’s all just so unexpected, I’m not trying to breed them. I’m going to try raising the zoeae myself this time, if she spawns in the salt pool. I asked Mary Akers for some help on what to get and she sent me some very helpful information. If anyone else has any help on raising zoeae, please share! Lol! Image

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Post by Crabby7Crabber » Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:36 pm

Congrats! :cheer:
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Post by JoeHermits » Sun Jun 07, 2020 4:51 pm

How exciting! Good luck!


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Post by CrabbyLover77 » Sun Jun 07, 2020 5:58 pm

Aw babies! How awesome!

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Post by ROSIEonFIRE » Mon Jun 08, 2020 9:51 am

Grats! Keep us posted!

I keep wondering when I'll get a spawn. I have no idea how many of my crabs are males / females in my tank but with 7 crabs I figure it will probably happen eventually!

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Post by RiNiKy506 » Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:03 am

ROSIEonFIRE wrote:Grats! Keep us posted!

I keep wondering when I'll get a spawn. I have no idea how many of my crabs are males / females in my tank but with 7 crabs I figure it will probably happen eventually!

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Thank you everyone! Yeah it’ll happen or if it hasn’t happened and you didn’t notice. They could have had eggs and spawned on the sand and everyone got some nice escargot. I didn’t even know my first one had eggs, I just found zoeae. I’ve just been checking now that I know it is happening, it’s rly such an unexpected thing. Lol

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