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Old 09-28-2013, 12:18 PM   #1
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Ram fry/ microworms?

I ordered what I thought to be vinegar eels on eBay until they arrived today and it turned out to be just a starter culture...

I have first bites which I'll try I guess.. eventhough I've read they won't eat it.

my only other option right now are microworms.

Will ram fry eat microworms?
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Old 09-28-2013, 05:19 PM   #2
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Micro worms are to big. You could probably get some eels out. I know the cultures I sell are packed with eels and you could easily feed one clutch with what I sell.
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Old 09-29-2013, 08:21 PM   #3
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I've been reading that microworms are fine, I can't tell at all if they're eating though because they're so small and the microworms are barely visible once they're in the tank.

I've had the carbon in the tank for 4 days now and have done 4 15% water changes. do u think it's safe to put the java moss in the tank? Is enough of the methylene blue out yet???

If they're not eating the microworms or the first bites, I want the java moss in there just incase.
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Well best of luck, I've never seen success without eels
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Old 09-29-2013, 09:00 PM   #5
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Well best of luck, I've never seen success without eels
It's all over the internet that people have had success with microworms.

I set up the vinegar eel culture for future spawns.

Do u think enough methylene blue is out for the java moss to survive?
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Old 09-29-2013, 09:05 PM   #6
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I would say so
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Old 09-30-2013, 10:26 PM   #7
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They're still alive. and today ends day 2 of the free swimming stage. Does this mean they've been eating? Or could they still be alive and just starving to death?
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Old 10-01-2013, 12:30 AM   #8
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I'm sure they have found something then. If not tomorrow will tell most likely.
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Old 10-11-2013, 07:41 AM   #9
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Old 11-07-2013, 03:12 PM   #10
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They all died, but I've got another batch of eggs from last night and a smaller egg tank that's been cycling for a month.
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Old 11-07-2013, 04:27 PM   #11
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What are they laid on? And do you have methelyene blue in the tank?
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Old 11-07-2013, 11:17 PM   #12
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They laid them on a small rock behind the clay pot. it's a really small rock too I don't know how they managed to do it.

There is methylene blue in there.
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The eggs just looked odd, and did you dose right? My tank was dark dark blue in my egg tank.
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I just dipped a qtip in the meth blue then into the tank 4 or 5 times. I am noticing very very small almost microscopic white bug like things jumping around in the egg tank. What should I do??
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I just dipped a qtip in the meth blue then into the tank 4 or 5 times. I am noticing very very small almost microscopic white bug like things jumping around in the egg tank. What should I do??
They aren't going to hurt them, but they wouldn't be there with enough blue. I dosed like 1-2ml in a 5.5.
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Thanks! Ill dose more now!!
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