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 #8313  by odin
 24 Aug 2019 12:17
It seems common that first time pregnant Opae ula shrimp drop most eggs but the more they get berried they better at keeping them they get.

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 #9234  by Opaeforms
 15 Jul 2020 11:40
Just wanted to post a quick update. This tank is doing really well. I've had lots of eggs hatch since I last posted so now my population is steadily increasing :smile: . Here's a photo of it currently:
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I would say there are about 25 adult individuals.

And for the larvae... on Monday I returned from a week away from home to see this!
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Can't believe how many there are! Previous berried females had been producing no more than 4 larvae. There must be more than 40 larvae in the tank currently.

Is there any danger the colony might collapse after a while if these all turn in to adults and this happens again?
 #9239  by odin
 16 Jul 2020 22:00
They will slow down breeding once they start running short on space, the shrimp don’t require lots of space so I wouldn’t worry just yet!

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