Artificially Hatching Cherry Shrimp

Sean Smith

Member
Any help on this would be appreciated . And facts on how long it might take and how it is supposed to look when eggs are progressing and near hatching . Mother died within the last couple hours and I have already taken eggs out and put them in their own container filled with the aquarium water .
 

-Mak-

Member
The key is to have a lot of flow over them (like the mother fanning them), you can put the eggs in a fine net and position them where there is a lot of water flow. There are also egg tumblers you can buy. Remove any that grow fungus.
 
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Sean Smith

Member
Cool any examples of what it looks like that I need to watch for or any examples of egg progression
 

FishRFriendz

Member
My success rate was about 30-50% assuming shrimp carry on average 20-30 eggs.

I was lucky that the eggs were just about due, but if you're on the front end of berrying up then you could be waiting 3 weeks
 
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Sean Smith

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I can see eyes on mine so I think they're only a few days till

I don't think they're gonna do to well . Five or six left after I have already taken out 20 from fungus growth. Anything I can put in the water to help stop it and not harm the eggs
 
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Sean Smith

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That's for bacteria right ? Didn't know it worked on fungi
 

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