Artemis, Day 14 carrying eggs

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Artemis, Day 14 carrying eggs

Post by mlakers » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:00 pm

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Eggs are on the right side, above her abdomen, a dark orange color. I'm expecting her to drop on or around the 21st, got a kreisel set up. Fingers crossed. :D

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Post by NotaHoser » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:20 pm

That's so exciting! I'll be watching for updates!
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Post by Giner13 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:30 pm

Sooooo exciting!!!!


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Post by wodesorel » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:58 pm

Congrats!!

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Post by C_fiesta » Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:22 pm

So exciting! Congratulations! Hoping everything goes well for you!

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Post by GotButterflies » Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:23 pm

Funny! I was going to ask you on your other post if you had any more zoea! That's awesome!! Congratulations


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Post by daws409 » Mon Aug 14, 2017 9:37 pm

Cool! Looking forward to updates!!

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AWESOME AWESOME AWESOME!! :crabbigsmile:
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Post by GotButterflies » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:24 am

I forgot to add what a great picture this is!!!!


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Post by mlakers » Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:24 am

Thank you, everyone! And huge thanks to all those who have so thoroughly documented the process while making their own attempts, successful and otherwise--it's all been incredibly helpful. I'm trying hard not to get too excited as I know the likelihood of getting them to land is small, but it has to work sometime, right? And even an unsuccessful attempt adds to the all-important knowledge base.

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Post by chica67 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:33 pm

Keep us posted!!


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Re: Artemis, Day 14 carrying eggs

Post by mlakers » Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:25 pm

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This is my rudimentary setup for eggs. I haven't gotten another visual to see if the eggs are turning gray yet, but I'm ready, just in case. Also quite sure she still has them as she hangs out of her shell when resting. They must be somewhat uncomfortable.

I will also have a jar of replacement Instant Ocean in there for water changes so the temps are the same, but no need to add that yet. And behind it is the siphon tube which I will also keep with saltwater in it, up to temp. I need to practice siphoning. It's been a while. :P
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Re: Artemis, Day 14 carrying eggs

Post by C_fiesta » Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:25 pm

Pic doesn't work for me :(

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Post by mlakers » Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:34 pm

C_fiesta wrote:Pic doesn't work for me :(

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Yeah, it didn't for me, either. I was experimenting. It should show up now...?

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Re: Artemis, Day 14 carrying eggs

Post by mlakers » Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:40 pm

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And this is my attempt to make it easy and inviting to drop your eggs in the saltwater pool. Long, narrow pool, rocks to create a shallow entry, light bubbles, shells leading up to the pool, and after this picture I put some additional greenery around it so it feels sheltered. For my personal benefit, I moved it right up against the glass so I have a clear visual of the water. We should be at ~ Day 19 or 20.
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