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Re: AW: Artificial Hatching



I have used this method for several aphyosemions as well as all of my 10
gardneri species with usually good luck.
George

Erik Pfingstner wrote:

> 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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