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 #6057  by opae ula related
 06 Dec 2018 04:06
Paulao wrote:
opae ula related wrote: 05 Dec 2018 17:13
Paulao wrote: Wow that's cool man. Not 1 but 2 berried opae ula. Maybe I can add some opae ula to my new Alpha tank. The neat set up has nice hiding spots too. :grin2:
You mis-counted. there were 4 I think in the video
Pardon my mistake. I'm just too enticed by your Alpha. :laugh:
Ha. No big deal, just saying. Can't wait to your new tank with Alphas.
 #6061  by Algae In Space
 06 Dec 2018 13:02
opae ula related wrote: 06 Dec 2018 00:25
Algae In Space wrote:I see! Yeah I never quite understood the difference. Where did you get these? That's strange. Why do you think they did not survive? I always thought they thrive in brackish water. And what are the new ones then munching away on the algae? Neritina pulligera?

I am 99,9% positive about the snail eggs. They look typical to me. Interestingly enough I wanted to ask you about your snails and how much eggs they lay. :grin:
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Snail eggs in groove of heater.

Woah eggs eggs eggs. Let's see if there will be tiny snails soon...
 #6334  by opae ula related
 26 Dec 2018 17:40
I was able to isolate the berried Alpha in a jar. I also was experimenting to see if the Alpha would eat a opae ula larva (see 1.03 mark) and after 24 hours the larva is still there. So this particular Alpha was not interested but I noticed it was staring at it for the longest time. :what:

Ultimate goal is to video an Alpha larva. :sidesmile:

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 #6337  by odin
 26 Dec 2018 17:44
Good luck my friend!
 #6350  by opae ula related
 28 Dec 2018 15:35
Opae Ula larva disappeared in the jar. :( I did have some tiny holes on the lid that it could of went through or got eaten by Alpha. I will try again without any holes next time to eliminate that possibility.
 #6351  by odin
 28 Dec 2018 16:29
Unlucky :(
 #6456  by odin
 11 Jan 2019 17:25
Nice video.
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