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RE: Optimal temps
are they getting any/equal sunlight?(rumoured to affect
notho egg productivity)- if they are only separated by glass, how have
you maintained the temp difference?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tyrone Genade [SMTP:9790020 at narga_sun.ac.za]
> Sent: Monday, August 03, 1998 3:13 PM
> To: KillieTalk at aka_org; killies at mejac_palo-alto.ca.us;
> AUNZZA at vrx_net
> Subject: Optimal temps
> Hi all
> Has ant one done any research on how temp affects egg production in
> I have 2 pairs of yellow x red hybrid KOR in a 20cm tank on top of my
> fish tank cabinet with out a heater. The 2 pairs are seperated by a
> piece of glass.
> Over the last 4 weeks I have been line breeding them to fix the red
> strain and have been harvesting largely different numbers of eggs
> from each pair. I have harvested twice. Both time the one pair has
> yielded 27 eggs and the other pair has yielded 80 and 130 eggs.
> They are fed the same, the females are of similar decent and size.
> The only diff. is a 2 deg C diff between the 2 segments of the tank.
> The tank is 18->20 to 20->22 deg. C.
> Any thoughts?