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Re: Re:Hatching annuals
Most people i know hatch the peat out in a plastic shoe box.I recommend
pouring From one shoe box to the other.Basting Is the last resort .Now for
you just add some water every few days add snails you'll be fine .Next time
do the shoe box method .
From: <Grewsh at aol_com>
To: <KillieTalk at aka_org>
Sent: Monday, October 23, 2000 12:22 PM
Subject: Re:Hatching annuals
> I have had trouble removing the newly hatchedfry from the peat in the
> hatching tank. I try removing them before feeding so as not to spoil the
> water in the hatchout tank in the event there are still viable eggs there.
> usually put the peat in a butterdish with a rock on the bottom so as to
> it sink. The peat in the butter dish is wet and then the dish is lowered
> a larger pan with a water level above the lip of the butter dish. While
> seens to work eough peat floats out into the hatching pan so as to make it
> difficult to locate and remove the fry. The fry I do find I remove with a
> baster to a container with the same water as the hatching pan. Any
> suggestions for improving this method would be appreciated.
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