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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Fri Jul 29, 2011 7:02 am

    kel wrote:all snails will eat plants given the chance Sad

    I've just raided my plant collection but should have more offshoots etc. by end of august if you'd like a few, gotta remind me though as i'm useless lol

    Okay thanks kel, il remind you when i get back from my week in somerset at end of august Very Happy

    My yellow apple snails never ate any of my plants ever but these have even though they get a home grown lettuce leaf every day, they just eat everything so quickly,lol!

    My java fern that i had on a drift wood have gone and all thats left is the block of wood!
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by BettaLover97 on Fri Jul 29, 2011 4:00 pm

    How old are they? =]
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Sat Jul 30, 2011 1:04 am

    1 month old now Smile The bigger ones are starting to chase the smaller ones...very naughty!


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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by BettaLover97 on Sat Jul 30, 2011 2:03 am

    I once saw my bigger one trying to swallow a smaller 1,lol. It's head was inside the bigger one's mouth but it survived~ i think XD
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Sat Jul 30, 2011 2:07 am

    BettaLover97 wrote:I once saw my bigger one trying to swallow a smaller 1,lol. It's head was inside the bigger one's mouth but it survived~ i think XD

    Thats what happened with the spawn of females the bigger fry had the smaller ones tail in its mouth! In the end my cherry shrimps got torn to shreds instead! Shocked
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by BettaLover97 on Sat Jul 30, 2011 2:42 am

    I removed my cherries when the babies turned 1.5 months old =] I think you should do the same~
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:58 am

    BettaLover97 wrote:I removed my cherries when the babies turned 1.5 months old =] I think you should do the same~

    None left now and im not replacing them...they just tore the poor shrimps head off!
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by BettaLover97 on Sat Jul 30, 2011 6:00 pm

    OUCH~
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Sat Jul 30, 2011 7:38 pm

    BettaLover97 wrote:OUCH~

    The baby had the whole head in its mouth and i had to pull it out or im sure it would've drowned it was just laying on the bottom with a mouth full of shrimp head!
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by BettaLover97 on Sat Jul 30, 2011 9:36 pm

    Wow... It must had been hungry, haha
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Sun Jul 31, 2011 12:09 am

    just pure evil!! Evil or Very Mad


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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Mon Aug 01, 2011 6:32 am

    A few photos of mainly Coal the biggest black fry i took early this morning (2am ish) after i cleaned the snail poop out their tank...i am usually in bed at this time,lol!





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    Coal has an obsession with the sponge filter sits in it and in the wedges if anyone else comes near they are sure to be chased away!
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by BettaLover97 on Mon Aug 01, 2011 9:09 pm

    Maybe infusorias gather there and he likes munching them Smile
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Tue Aug 02, 2011 2:39 am

    BettaLover97 wrote:Maybe infusorias gather there and he likes munching them Smile

    Maybe the others like a look in but never get the chance!
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Sat Aug 13, 2011 9:38 am

    A few photos of the ever growing fry!









    The runts are so small and their are a few!

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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by fuzzynicki on Sun Aug 14, 2011 9:02 am

    I love runts as you know! Wink
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Mon Aug 15, 2011 4:38 am

    fuzzynicki wrote:I love runts as you know! Wink

    I know and there's plenty to pick from Nicki Wink
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Wed Aug 17, 2011 9:25 am

    The black fry i think could be a boy (has long ventrals for his age/size) and is quite bossy and chases the others quite a lot

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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by fuzzynicki on Wed Aug 17, 2011 9:45 am

    still looking so tiny! Sprout is bigger than Rainbow now! Very Happy
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Wed Aug 17, 2011 6:03 pm

    Is she...wow, most of these are vibrant red, only Coal thats black so far the runts are colourless.


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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Mon Aug 29, 2011 7:25 am

    After being away for a week on holiday i wanted to update you with some photos of the fry:





























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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Lilfishie on Mon Aug 29, 2011 9:02 am

    That red 1 best be a girlie Very Happy am missing a red baby and you must make it number 9 lol

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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Milngavie on Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:59 pm

    Nice spawn Nat Smile Never ceases to amaze me the colours that come out in the spawn from a matched pair.
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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by Nataliey on Mon Aug 29, 2011 9:01 pm

    Milngavie wrote:Nice spawn Nat Smile Never ceases to amaze me the colours that come out in the spawn from a matched pair.

    LOL, i know i hoped for at least 1 black and i seem to have 2, just hoping 1's male as my last spawn was an all female spawn Shocked

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    Re: SD X HM melano hatched 17/6/11

    Post by fuzzynicki on Tue Aug 30, 2011 7:57 pm

    Looking great Nat. I love the ones with red fins! Very Happy

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