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Whoops! New frybabies

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Last weekend my fish were at it, and Myrtle laid a decent number of eggs.

 

Life is crazy and I feel like letting things be for a while would be good for the fish buuuuuut let's face it, all it took was for my husband to open his mouth and suggest growing them out, and here we are now. :))

 

Nothing serious, just wanna see where it goes. I'm going big - well bigger - with the fry tub than i had in the past (with room to add depth) and I'll be feeding brine shrimp this time too.

 

One thing I had to learn for myself with my butterfly teles... cull. It's necessary. Not for imperfections (look at the mom for goodness sake! ) but I will not take the "Oh let's see what happens" approach with bendy spines and whatnot... On that note, I feel like I'm seeing a pretty high number of those with crooked, even curly, bodies. :idont Don't know If that's something I did (there were a number of eggs that might have hatched buried in sand?), something with my fish, something totally normal.

 

Anywho, will try to update as they grow, if all goes well. :)

 

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:nana  Eggciting!!!   (See what I did there?) :rofl

 

Fries Plz :rofl3

 

 

 

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Congratulations on your new babies. Good luck with them.

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:nana  Eggciting!!!   (See what I did there?) :rofl
 
Fries Plz :rofl3  


:rofl i never know how to title these things! Glad you liked it :teehee

Congratulations on your new babies. Good luck with them.

Thanks dawn! I keep seeing pictures of other people's little fish growing and it's definitely getting me excited :D

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3 minutes ago, jenzaar said:

 


:rofl i never know how to title these things! Glad you liked it :teehee


Thanks dawn! I keep seeing pictures of other people's little fish growing and it's definitely getting me excited :D

 

Did you see the video I posted on the PW today? I was hoping you would see it. 

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Oh my goodness, I love seeing how tiny they are!!

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13 hours ago, DawnMichele said:

Did you see the video I posted on the PW today? I was hoping you would see it. 

I did, but I couldn't get it to load on my phone! I'll go back now :teehee

12 hours ago, shelbysfish said:

Oh my goodness, I love seeing how tiny they are!!

yes! I forgot how small they are :o but they have already grown since hatching :teehee

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Congrats!!! :nana 

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How are the babies doing Jen?

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Yay fry! Good luck with them! 

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lovely :))))


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Awesome! What kind of fry are they?

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On 3/11/2017 at 7:40 PM, DawnMichele said:

How are the babies doing Jen?

They're pretty good! I was away longer than I was supposed to, and they seemed not to eat anything off the plants while I was gone. :o but they're doing alright I think. 

On 3/11/2017 at 7:42 PM, FishyMandy said:

Yay fry! Good luck with them! 

Thanks! :D

On 3/17/2017 at 0:25 AM, Anorea said:

Awesome! What kind of fry are they?

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How silly of me! I have no idea what to expect :P This is Mama Myrtle:

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and the males in the tank:

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we'll see :teehee ...... and there's a good chance some inbreeding went on..

 

I did a round of brine shrimp, and it stunk up my tiny apartment. Beneficial to feed them, sure, buuuuttt... no. 

Picked up a jar of "instant brine shrimp" and that will do for now.

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I love your telescope and big ranchu! :o

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I love your telescope and big ranchu!

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Thanks! :D
The tele is Chappie. He's lost the rest of his black (and thus some of his charm :donthit: ) but he's a cutiepie.
And you mean the white ranchu? That's Plumbean. :D

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Glad they are doing well Jen!!!  :thumbup2:

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Two of the little stinkers :)
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They're growing for sure! :Jig:

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Oh, three stinkers :teehee

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So cute and time :) 

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Did you notice breeding stars on any of the males at the time of the fertilization? :ehh

 

:rofl

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3 minutes ago, fantailfan1 said:

Did you notice breeding stars on any of the males at the time of the fertilization? :ehh

 

:rofl

wouldn't that be a peeping Tom :lol 

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Aw they are so cute!

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15 hours ago, koko said:

So cute and time :) 

Yes! I hope they grow big quickly :peeka

I can see tiny pec fins on them, and some dorsals too :)

14 hours ago, fantailfan1 said:

Did you notice breeding stars on any of the males at the time of the fertilization? :ehh

 

:rofl

:rofl uuhhh I think on all of them :thud It's probably too early to tell but I swear some of them have solid black eyes, I'm kind of hoping there's a bunch of button eyes :wub:

12 hours ago, FishyMandy said:

Aw they are so cute!

Thanks! I find myself looking over them more every day :teehee

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18 hours ago, jenzaar said:

Two of the little stinkers :)
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They're growing for sure! :Jig:

Very cute!!!!  

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Ugh i don't have the patience! WHAT DO YOU LOOK LIKE, LITTLE FISH BUDDIES!?

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