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    okay they hatched and the parents are moving the wrigglers from pit to pit. What should I do now?
    CORRECTED video of my fish. This link works. For sure. Really.

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    I am so happy for you Ed! congrats.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Incredulous_Ed
    okay they hatched and the parents are moving the wrigglers from pit to pit. What should I do now?
    Wait til the fry are free swimming, then remove them to a separate container. If you leave them in the tank, the tankmates will start picking them off. You can feed the fry baby brine shrimp. You'll be feeding them four or five times a day, and partial water changes daily. Keep the bottom of their tank as clean as possible.
    You need to keep their little bellies bulging. When they start ignoring the BBS, start using Hikari Micro pellets with them. Change food sizes as they grow.
    Its helpful to have a couple snails in the fry tank to clean up any missed food or whatever. Use a brine shrimp net to capture the fry; they have a very soft weave.
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    Congrats! I have no clue what to do, sorry. Get some pics up if you can!
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    Congrats on the Fry man! And good luck!
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    CONGRATS ON THE FRY!!!! I was waiting to see this thread.....lol.

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    LOL I just luv ya Ed. You are so darned cute.

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    Congrats on the fry Ed!! Hope you have good luck raising them. Can't wait to see pictures!
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    congrats, I know I was waiting fot this thread, and now it finally happened!

    good luck with the little guys!

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    Thank you everyone! I dont have a brine shrimp net, and wont be able to get one for a while. can i just take the netting off one of my old nets and replace it will like a nylon stocking or something?

    Also I have only one air pump. How am i going to be hathing muliple brine shrimp containers?

    The parents are guarding over the wrigglers. Thw wrigglers are just, well, wriggling. I will put them in a bare bottomed 5 gal tank with a sponge filter and make daily water changes. Instead of using Hikari micro pellets, can I use Spectrum Gow? It's .5 mm. Is that too big? how large are the micro pellets?

    Thanks again. I may ge pics tonight.
    CORRECTED video of my fish. This link works. For sure. Really.

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