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  1. #51

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amelia View Post
    WE HAVE FRY!!

    I was just casually procrastinating my work, staring at the shellie tank (it's on my desk), and I saw a tiny little fry poke it's wee head out of a shell and then zip back in! I had suspected she had eggs in the shell but it's another thing to see a fry, alive and well. Was thinking of using a syringe to squirt some food in there, although mrs queen-bee will probably hate me for doing it.

    So excited.


    Awesome!!!!


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    That is so cool. I would really love to have a shellie tank since my water is perfect for them. They have to wait because we decided no new tanks. We are also growing a huge batch of mystery snails hoping their shells will be big enough to use.

    Good luck with the fry!

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    Mini-update.

    Fish are doing well, I'm having regular batches of fry. I have to be careful not to move stuff around too much in the tank and not touch the shells as it upsets their little hierarchy and makes them squabble, but all-in-all it's been successful so far. The second male was sent off to his new home a few weeks ago and I have heard that he and his new female are exhibiting breeding behavior -- good for him!

    In other news, the shoddy 15g tank which I bought second-hand has started to LEAK, and in doing so ruined my dining table. Now I'm going to have to buy a new tank for my shellies, AND I can't sell this one -- what a waste. Very annoying, but I guess when buying second-hand you win some and you lose some.

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    Major bummer.
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    Somehow I missed everything from the end of August on so I'm just catching up. Congrats on your rare fish and gorgeous tank and little fry. You're a great fishkeeper to have babies so soon.
    Love the tank and the shellies. Makes me itchy to try a shelly tank but, I'm going to make myself hold off. Forever :o(
    Keep posting photos. Love seeing these guys
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    Since you said all this stuff is super expensive there is there any market there to sell it as a dry tank, like for hermit crabs or something.

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    We don't have hermit crabs in new zealand lol. But someone might want it for frogs, I'll give it a go.

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    ... or maybe I should keep it and get some frogs...

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    Amelia I would love to see some fry pics! And is there not a source of pure silicone to reseal your tank? Its a rather easy job.

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    I've been trying to take fry pics but they are still so teeny! Also I have already been contacted by people from various parts of NZ about buying juvies off me -- must admit I'm seeing dollar signs.

    I could reseal it, but the tank is pretty badly scratched up anyway so I'd rather just get a new one.

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    Ah! Ok well good luck on the new tank endevour too!

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