3 egg molts in two weeks

ROFEA

Member
In one tank I've found 3 molts with eggs attached in the past two weeks. The molts only have a few eggs so maybe some stayed on? Is this just young moms or does it point to something off? There have been only two changes: 1. I added a heater and 2. My 7 yr old was in charge of feeding them a few while I was out of town.

I've also seen more seed shrimp than ever (including on those molts)
 

richiep

Member
As a rule that's down to mums not being mature enough. Have you tried tumbling to eggs ,the seed shrimp may be over feeding from the 7year old
 
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ROFEA

Member
No, I'm intimidated to make an egg tumbler but I will try one if my sky blue sheds hers. I wish someone would sell one online. I've seen a nice one on youtube that bounced them just like a shrimp mom but I'm not so handy. I will chalk it up to a trio of young moms then.
 

richiep

Member
Theres plenty online but I use the small one of these
Pet's House Ziss Fish & Shrimp Fry Breeding Incubators Egg Tumblers ZETE55 ZET55 ZET65 ZET80
 
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ROFEA

Member
I didn't realize this existed! I've been under a rock or something. I'm going to order one now to have for next time.
 

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