tomato clown babies

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  1. kriben

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    About 2 months ago my friends tomato clowns laid eggs. I took a chance and picked up the babies from him. I managed to raise them and I am super happy that I have 12 healthy babies that eat everything that I feed to them now. Sorry for the poor quality pics

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  3. KeeganP

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    Wow, congrats dude.
     
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    wow very nice
     
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    thats awesome, tell us the steps you took, what you fed to keep them alive, how, when , what etc etc. :p
     
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    Well done dude. Give us details
     
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    Oh wow awesome boet well done...
     
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    tagging along, congrats on getting them this far;) When you say you took a chance, were you prepared for them (ie. Have rotifer cultures going etc, or did you manage to get them to survive on something else???)
     
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  9. kriben

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    Hi guys. Yes I did have a rotifer culture going. I did a lot of research before the attempt. I grow my own green water to feed the rotifers. So I fed them rotifers for about 10 days and then I started them on brine shrimp(live). Now they are eating frozen brine shrimp and flakes. I will post some pics of the green water and rotifer setups tomorrow. Thanks
     
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    Wow! Congrats, kriben... awesome job!
     
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    Congrats Dude. Well done. Its not easy getting them to survive.
     
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    Nice Kribs!
    See you in Dec.
     
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    So as promised here are the pics of my green water and rotifer setups. Pics of my clown grow out tanks. Had to make 3. Guy did not want to build just 1 for me. Lastly a pic of my baby girl. She turned 8 months yesterday. Yep I managed to breed and grow her to:tt2:

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    Great looking setup.
     
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    @kriben, where did you get the info to do this?

    Mind posting your how-to guide?

    Would be appreciated.
     
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    Cool. I see what appears to be a sump next to your grow out tanks. Is this the filtration for the grow out tanks, i do not se an overflow or outlet on the tanks?

    I see you are using ozone reactor - can you tell me more about that and the aeration in the Nanno?

    Where are your larvae tanks?
     
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    #update please
     
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    Hi. I promise to post some pics tomorrow. Good news is that I now have between 70 to 80 babies. Even better news is that I now have quite a few of snowflake babies as well, between 50 to 60. They are all doing well and are very healthy.:thumbup:
     
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    Are the parents snowflake ?
     
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    :thumbup::thumbup:

    Wow
     
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