I got pink eggs

Stradius011
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I have pink eggs on my rock in my 29 gallon aquarium. It's either the zebra danios or the corys. I noticed that 2 zebra danios are chasing the rest which I assume are the males. I also noticed that a few of the danios are quite plump. What should I do?
 
Butterfly
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Probably corys danios scatter their eggs in plants. Corys stick them to things.
Carol
 
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Stradius011
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Oh...is there anything I should do? I kind of dount it's the corys. I had 1 cory in there for 1 month and 2 in there for only 2 days.
 
Butterfly
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You could take the rock out and put it in another tank to see what hatches out are they individual eggs or a gelatineous(sp) glob like snail eggs? Look around the glass close to the edges and corners.corys like to lay in places like that as well as rocks and plants.
Carol
 
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Stradius011
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I don't want to take the rock out because I have a few guppy fry that hide there. The eggs are individual. Could corys breed that fast? I mean, they were only there for 2 days!
 
Butterfly
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Yep they could in fact that's the way to get them to breed sometimes. Add a couple to shake up the group
carol
 
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Stradius011
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Ok. I think my zebra danios laid eggs. My females are noticably less plump. So what color are zebra danio's eggs?
 
Butterfly
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Their kind of white but would be scattered everywhere.
carol
 
shollia
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My yellow danio (albino zebra.. whatever heh) eggs are clear/white... So.. zebra ones are probably the same
 
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Stradius011
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Actually, I read that corys' eggs are white. So could there be a snail in there?
 
Butterfly
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Snail eggs look like a glob of clear jelly. Are they still there? Most eggs hatch in three to four days, so two more days and we see what they turn out to be
Carol
 
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Stradius011
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They didn't hatch yet....I think. It's hard to see the eggs because they're between a crack in the rock.
 
Butterfly
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Keep watching and keep us posted this is exciting
Carol
 
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Stradius011
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4 days and still no eggs! I'm starting to think that they're not eggs...but they sure look like eggs. Do you think it'd be snail eggs? I haven't seen any snails in there though...
 
LarryDavid
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Any further develpment ?
 
Butterfly
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Should have hatched by now, Can you see any tiny little critters swimming around?
Carol
 
tan.b
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the suspense.....can we have photo's so someone can maybe identify exactly what's in there? have you got any babies yet or just eggs still? can't wait til I can do the whole breeding thing. sounds very exciting!!! ;D
 
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Stradius011
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Maybe it's snails? I saw some baby snail crawling around. I still see the pink eggs. Though I see less. I took a billion pictures but it's all blurred and you can hardly see them. Do you still want me to post the picts?
 
Butterfly
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sure if you can tell anything at all.
Carol
 

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