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Im breeding A garderni, can I do the same w/ peat? or is there a
commercial anti-fungus medicine for eggs? What about egg saver from
jungle? or maroxy by mardel? help
>RWLACN at aol_com wrote:
>> Boil the peat first. Place the damp peat moss
>> into a petri dish, pack it in tightly making a smooth surface. Place
>> on the damp peat moss so that they do not touch each other. Put the
>> after this and check the eggs every day or two and remove those that
>> fertile or have gone bad. I have experienced very few loses using
>>... But there are usually several days when the window of
>> hatching opportunity is present.
>I heartily agree. The anti-bacterial (hence anti-fungal) properties of
>peat are wonderful.
>Petrie dishes are designed to be self venting, so the peat *can* dry
>quickly. I use vinyl electrical tape to make a vapor seal between lid
>and base. It peels and resticks easily for egg maint.
>That several-day window is great to get all eggs to hatch at once and
>minimize different sizes with resultant unfair competition and
>Don't store long-gestation eggs in a taped Petrie dish. They need
>oxygen, which will readily diffuse through a 1.5 mil fish bag, but not
>through the plastic and tape. I learned this the hard way. I also avoid
>freezer bags for the same reason.
>Wright Huntley, Fremont CA, USA, 510 494-8679 huntley1 at home dot com
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