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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-26-2013, 04:25 PM Thread Starter
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OMG, this hobby...

I just harvested my first mosquito larvae, and I am so excited about it.

Had you asked me a year ago if I would even be remotely interested in fish of any kind, I would have told you no. I don't know what happened to me!

Well, I do. Bettas. Bettas happened.
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-26-2013, 04:50 PM
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Yes. Yes exactly!

I can't wait to actually put a barrel out the catch some mosquito's too! I just need to find a suitable bucket! Yep, about a year and a half ago I would be like "yeah, they're cool...." and that's it XD

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-26-2013, 05:51 PM
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Lol, that IS exciting!! Congrats!!

This is partly why I joined this forum, at least you guys understand! Lol.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-26-2013, 06:50 PM
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-26-2013, 08:34 PM
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Bettas are amazing :D I bet they LOVE the mosquito larvae. Is they hard to harvest?

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-26-2013, 11:32 PM
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I've liked fish in the past but I would not have imagined being this interested in one type of fish and have as many tanks as I have. If you want mosquito larvae just put a bucket of your dirty fish water out for a week or so you will get some.

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 06-27-2013, 05:05 AM Thread Starter
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They were super easy to harvest--I just used one of those fine-meshed shrimp nets.
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