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Old 01-18-2014, 10:46 AM   #1
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Apisto cichlid babies

I am breeding apisto cichlids and I don't want to deal with brine shrimp... Any easier suggestions?
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Microworms are small and easy to keep a culture going.
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You could also feed egg yolk (after hard boiling) if you don't feel like keeping a live colony. Be careful not to add too much because it can quickly make a mess in the tank. I've found it easiest to use a turkey baster or syringe and squirt egg yolk mixed with tank water near the freeswimmers.
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You could also feed egg yolk (after hard boiling) if you don't feel like keeping a live colony. Be careful not to add too much because it can quickly make a mess in the tank. I've found it easiest to use a turkey baster or syringe and squirt egg yolk mixed with tank water near the freeswimmers.

Do I squirt it right on them or do I like try to get them to eat it? Or do they just breathe it in?
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Do I squirt it right on them or do I like try to get them to eat it? Or do they just breathe it in?
You could just squirt it near them and they should eat it.
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You could just squirt it near them and they should eat it.

Will it be in clumps?
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Will it be in clumps?
Not if it's mixed with water. You'd only need a tiny amount of yolk to mix with water. A lot of water and only a little yolk.
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Not if it's mixed with water. You'd only need a tiny amount of yolk to mix with water. A lot of water and only a little yolk.

And boiled right?
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