Re: [RML] I see EYES!- the HATCH

Bruce Hansen (bhansen at ozemail.com.au)
Fri, 23 Jan 1998 00:22:40 +1000

> From: Georgia Mountain Web <juliesis at ellijay.com>
> To: rainbowfish at pcug.org.au
> Subject: Re: [RML] I see EYES!- the HATCH
> Date: Thursday, 22 January 1998 18:16
>
> Thanks for the tips - okay the neons are hatching now all over the place,
> I've counted 20 so far...
>
> I'm feeding them teenie bits of microfood and egg yolk swished around in
> the water... now how do I know if they are eating? Just hope I guess.

If you look hard enough you can see their little bellies bulge and look a
bit yellowish.

>
> Also, I have a quiet filter and leave it turned off and turn it on for a
> minute after they eat, I have them sectioned off in a little net basket
and
> when the filter is running there is a little movement in the basket but
not
> much (it's on the other side of the tank). If you were me would you
leave
> the filter running then or leave it off for a few days?

I would leave it on - but watch out for the basket becoming clogged with
food particles and algae eventually and then water quality going off.

Regards,
Bruce.

Bruce Hansen, ANGFA, caring for our aquatic ecosystems.

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