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Re: Sand spam



Hi Lee, thanks for the information about egg size and adhesiveness.  I got a
huge hatch of the Trigonectes species Araguaia after 4 months of incubation
in peat at about 80 to 82 F.
Dan
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From: <LeeH920226 at aol_com>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Monday, January 06, 2003 12:23 PM
Subject: Re: Sand spam


>
> In a message dated 1/2/03 5:44:27 PM, dskatz at optonline_net writes:
>
> << Lee, did you ever look at Trigonectes eggs?  They are the most adhesive
> eggs
>
> I have ever seen.  The peat sticks to the eggs so tightly that it's
>
> impossible to see the egg surface using a microscope. >>
>
> Dan,
> OK, I just collected 9 eggs after providing them with a larger tank and a
> bowl of peat. They are about as adhesive as month old Gnatholebias eggs,
but
> these Trigonectes eggs can't be more than two days old. The diameter as
> measured with a microscope was about 2.2 mm. This is the Trigonectes
species
> Araguaia (spelling?). What incubation time - in water or in peat/coir do
you
> recommend?
>
> Lee Harper
> Media, PA
> USA
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