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Re: Artificial Hatching



Red / Orange
Poliaki
Rathkei
Ouidah
P-82

They all hatched. When I say all I mean all. Not one egg didn't hatch. It
was amazing.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Erik Pfingstner" <erikpfingstner at freenet_de>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Sunday, January 19, 2003 2:42 PM
Subject: AW: Artificial Hatching


Hi,
I tried this method with stubborn eggs of Simp. magnificus and Simp.
picturatus. It did not work.
What type of fish have you been hatching in this way?
Erik


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-killietalk at aka_org [mailto:owner-killietalk at aka_org]Im
> Auftrag von Steve Thomas
> Gesendet: Sonntag, 19. Januar 2003 18:56
> An: killietalk at aka_org
> Betreff: Re: Artificial Hatching
>
>
> Quite possibly but why would the worms travel about 1 foot to the
> egg? They
> must be eating something off the egg. I watched the last egg as the worms
> were clouded around it. The egg was getting tumbled around by the
> worms. It
> was actually rotating while they nibbled at it. Atleast this is
> my theory of
> what exactly happens. I may be wrong but this method has proven to be
> successful for me.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "George & Melanie Caruso" <caraway at erienet_net>
> To: <killietalk at aka_org>
> Sent: Sunday, January 19, 2003 1:43 PM
> Subject: Re: Artificial Hatching
>
>
> > I have used this method to hatch stubborn eggs for the last few
> years with
> good
> > results in most cases. I never really thought the worms were eating the
> eggs . I
> > always thought it was because they created some extra pressure
> on the eggs
> > becuase of a lack of oxygen in the container. Something like
> blowing in a
> > container and putting the lid on. I have used this method as well.
> > George
> >
> > Steve Thomas wrote:
> >
> > > Actually I just came to a conclusion. If you let it sit the eggs hatch
> > > faster. I just noticed that the microworms hover around the eggs. I
> beleive
> > > they are actually eating the egg shell. I tested this theory
> by putting
> an
> > > egg in a 1.5 gallon shoe box and put a pinch of microworms in with the
> egg.
> > > They all found there way to the egg and formed a huge cloud around the
> egg.
> > > The egg hatched within minutes.
> > >
> > > So as I said I think the microworms are actually eating the egg shell.
> > > Anybody else wish to expirement this with me?
> > >
> > > For now I'm not shaking the eggs anymore and everytime I turn
> around 2-3
> > > more are hatched.
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Steve Thomas" <steve at nixhosting_com>
> > > To: <killietalk at aka_org>
> > > Sent: Sunday, January 19, 2003 12:00 PM
> > > Subject: Artificial Hatching
> > >
> > > > Today I was going through my eggs and some hatched. So the ones that
> > > didn't
> > > > I decide to put some microworms in a bag with them and
> shake it up for
> a
> > > > few. Needless to say all the eggs hatched. The microworm
> trick surely
> does
> > > > work :) . Just thought I would share with everyone.
> > > >
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