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Re: Egg Picking



That would require so much extra room. I get eggs everyday. I would need
sooooo many mops. In the end going this route would only be more of a
hassle.


----- Original Message -----
From: <LeeH920226 at aol_com>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Thursday, January 09, 2003 3:40 PM
Subject: Re: Egg Picking


>
> In a message dated 1/9/03 3:37:02 PM, steve at nixhosting_com writes:
>
> <<
>
> I thought of something that may work so let me know what you think. I was
>
> thinking of taking the mops out of the tanks and swishing them around real
>
> hard in a bucket and then dumping the bucket through a filter to collect
the
>
> eggs. You think this will work? >>
>
> The best way is to swap mops for fresh ones. Anything more violent than
> gently picking them of will damage them. For some species even finger
picking
> reduces the viability. Put the mop full of eggs in a shallow shoe box with
> lid in water from the breeder's tank and change the water every couple
days.
>
> Lee Harper
> Media, PA
> USA
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