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Old 09-12-2010, 07:17 AM   #1 
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Fry not eating?

My fry hatched about 2 days ago and today i started feeding them (im feeding egg yolk , Brine shrimp havent hatched yet) the fry dont seem to respond to the food the just stay where they are and they food just sinks to the bottom. Will they eat it eventullay???
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Old 09-12-2010, 08:04 AM   #2 
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Bump??? Help!
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Old 09-12-2010, 08:07 AM   #3 
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Well im not sure how to feed fry yet but my guess is they are probably eating it but the water gets cloudy.

Also, when did you start your brine shrimp hatchery?
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I started it 2 days ago and it still hasent hatched!
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I started it 2 days ago and it still hasent hatched!
Did you put a warm lamp over it to increase hatching sooner?
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Yes its got a warm lamp over it and a air pump in the jar but still all i see are the eggs . :(
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Yes its got a warm lamp over it and a air pump in the jar but still all i see are the eggs . :(
well maybe they expired? check if you can because i had an expiration date one mine!
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There defantley not out of date because i had the jar (with the eggs in)it sat in one of my heated and the air pump made some of the water splash into the tank and i woke up to find bbs swimming around in the tank but not the jar.
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i dont know then go to youtube and type in hatching brine shrimp and click on the first one! thats what it looks like
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Old 09-12-2010, 10:38 AM   #10 
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I did everything in that video!!! Please hatch!
Right i will tell you wot i did :
First i filled up the cup with declorinated water.
Next i added aq salt
Then i added the eggs
After that i set up a air pump inside the cup
Finnaly i set the cup under a lamp.
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