Re:baby seahorses!!!

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jfarmer
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thanks for all the great info … i’ve been doing as much research as time permits this week and i’m a little overwhelmed. opinions seem to differ dramatically, and most articles assume i know too much to start with!

on the positive side though, after day 4 i have only lost one baby. all the others are thriving, hitching to the plants i added to their "in tank" nursery, and eating newly hatched baby brine enthusiastically 3-4 times a day.

my next step is to figure out how to "enrich" my hatchlings before i feed them to the seahorses … and i think i should start doing this very soon? i have vibrance that i use to "enrich" the frozen mysis for the adults … can i use this to enrich the brine? it seems that selco is the product of choice that i may need to order instead. if i use vibrance – do i just add add it to the day+ old harvested shrimp for them to ingest, or is the idea just to coat the shrimp with this stuff before feeding like i do with the frozen mysis?

at this point, i’ve been just dumping whatever is left of the brine shrimp after 2 days (i figure 1 day to hatch, 1 day to grow beyond any nutritional value?).

and all of this is just to gain experience so that some of the NEXT batch may survive? how discouraging…

anyway, sorry for the stupid quesitons … but if i wait until i can sort thru all the info on the forums, these little guys won’t stand a chance!!


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