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 #3720  by odin
 13 Aug 2017 19:22
tank #02 with lots of larvae!

 #3772  by odin
 20 Aug 2017 12:44
I moved over 50 larvae from the 140 breeding tank to the #02 larvae tank and here is a few shots, they are hard to see but there are around 120ish in there now?

 #3816  by odin
 02 Sep 2017 13:02
As i posted in my 140 liter tank thread i have moved the new larvae into larvae tank #02, most of the previous batches are now little fully formed shrimps that are just hanging out on the back wall together. I took a quick photo to show you some of them congregating near the heater:

And a Photo of some of the new larvae i have added today!
 #3893  by odin
 19 Sep 2017 10:07
These are the guys who are about ready to go for sale, i have an outbreak of hair algae which i am fighting with but i will get sorted so no worries there, i believe its the bioload from so many shrimp baby's lol.


 #3894  by Vorteil
 19 Sep 2017 17:44
How do you plan on dealing with the hair algae? If it is from the load of opae do you feel that if you did not feed you would not get the hair algae? I was dealing with this myself and sill have it in my 6 gallon. I'm trying to figure out how to better deal with it. For now any that show up I just pull it.
 #3896  by odin
 20 Sep 2017 21:56
Reduce light and feeding, removing hair algae by hand and dosing biodigest should do it until i can lower numbers by selling a few :happy: