Danys ?-Coenobita-breeding-thread

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Post by SoulLonely » Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:36 pm

Adorable and very exciting!
PP- Currie (boy), Turnip (boy), Maddie (boy), Pineapple (girl), Scaredy (boy), Tremble (girl), Bitty Bite (girl), Frisky (unknown), Chloe (male), Big&Beautiful (female), unnamed (male), 3 unnamed (unknown)
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Post by Careyenz » Thu Aug 08, 2013 5:43 pm

Great pictures! Their life cycle just amazes me!
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Post by naalide » Fri Aug 09, 2013 7:03 am

And a new video, showing my tanks and bottles. Underlined it in German an English. ;)
Not very spectacular, but you can see the different movements of the water in bottles and kreisel-tanks.

I just did a basic cleaning with one of the bottles (the right one) and found still 231 lining larvae in it.
Now I have to clean the other one,...
5 Indos, 4 Violas, 1 Rugs, 1 E, 5 adult PPs and about 22 breeding's of PPs!
Some other breeding's also, which species is yet not confirmed.
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Post by kuza » Fri Aug 09, 2013 7:30 am

love the make shift K-tanks! Question; where do you warm up your water for the change times?

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Post by naalide » Fri Aug 09, 2013 8:12 am

Currently no were, because we have hot summer temperatures in Germany about 28-30°C (82-86°F) or even more.
Last time (in November it was very cold!) I used a big bucket with a normal aquarium-heater.
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Post by MarieHeim926 » Fri Aug 09, 2013 9:33 am

I thought hermit crabs couldn't have babies without being near the ocean.?

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Post by naalide » Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:43 am

They have an ocean!
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OK, a very, very, very small ocean. With some little waves against a minor cliff. ;)
It's a 15g basin, which I build 1 1/2 years ago. Since that time, one of my Ruggies and two PPs used this 'ocean' to release their babies. :)
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Post by KittyKatt » Fri Aug 09, 2013 10:45 am

naalide wrote:They have an ocean!
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OK, a very, very, very small ocean. With some little waves against a minor cliff. ;)
It's a 15g basin, which I build 1 1/2 years ago. Since that time, one of my Ruggies and two PPs used this 'ocean' to release their babies. :)
I love this!

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Post by kuza » Fri Aug 09, 2013 6:43 pm

MarieHeim926 wrote:I thought hermit crabs couldn't have babies without being near the ocean.?

And mine drops her eggs in my tiny 4x4x4 inch water dish with bubbler. And always gets the right one (salt). They are pretty smart :)

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Post by naalide » Sat Aug 10, 2013 2:51 am

Morning!

Today I have tow pictures made with my digicam. hey are not very sharp, but you can see the original colour of the larvae. :)

Some larvae in one of the big Kreisel-Tanks:
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One larva in the other big Kreisel-Tanks. In this water are Nannochloropsis (that's the green colour).
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Post by SoulLonely » Sat Aug 10, 2013 4:51 pm

sooooooo cute!
PP- Currie (boy), Turnip (boy), Maddie (boy), Pineapple (girl), Scaredy (boy), Tremble (girl), Bitty Bite (girl), Frisky (unknown), Chloe (male), Big&Beautiful (female), unnamed (male), 3 unnamed (unknown)
E-Donkey (male), Sprinte (unknown)

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Post by aussieJJDude » Sat Aug 10, 2013 8:57 pm

Nice, super cute - overload!
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Post by naalide » Mon Aug 12, 2013 7:22 am

Update:
I have lost some larvae during the last days. But still 550-600 are left. :)
Most of them are stage Z3, some had just become Z4.
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Post by aussieJJDude » Tue Aug 13, 2013 1:37 am

Sorry to hear about the losses! :) But wow, you got a few left.. :P
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Post by naalide » Sun Aug 18, 2013 4:46 am

Today I caught all larvae in the small Kreisel-tanks, becouse I had to do a thorough clean-up.
Every larva was counted and I made group photos of the larvae of each tank.

76 larvae from Kreisel-tank 1:
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84 larvae from Kreisel-tank 2:
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177 larvae from Kreisel-tank 3:
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101 larvae from Kreisel-tank 4:
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Altogether with 76 larvae in the bigger Kreisel-tank, there should be exactly 514 larvae at stage z4 left. :)
5 Indos, 4 Violas, 1 Rugs, 1 E, 5 adult PPs and about 22 breeding's of PPs!
Some other breeding's also, which species is yet not confirmed.
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