Lynda Lynda
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clown fish fry #1
Do any of you have any advise for rearing clown fish fry. My marroon clowns are on there 3rd batch of eggs. I cought some of the last lot but they died after 3 days.
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Re: clown fish fry #2
no one? my next batch will hatch on tuesday. I am compleatly new to fry so any advise on genral fry care would be welcome
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Re: clown fish fry #3
to rear clownfish you need live food

to rear them you need to hatch them in a rearing tank as moving newly hatched fry tends to kill them, they are very delicate after all

not just artemia, you need a live culture of rotifers as well as phytoplankton to feed them on, the rotifers then need to be added to the rearing tank twice daily to maintain a dense culture within the tank that they are eating

no filter, just daily water changes

after a few days they'll move onto artemia and so on onto dry foods
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Re: clown fish fry #4
I can't hatch them in a seperate tank. they lay them on the glass.

How do I grow the live food you mentioned. will be to late for this lot but maybe next time.
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Re: clown fish fry #5
ebay, zm-systems, other breeders etc

if you want to do it right then go on amazon and buy the complete marine breeders guide, this
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Complete-Illu ... oks&qid=1249760707&sr=8-1
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Re: clown fish fry #6
Thats great thanks
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Re: clown fish fry #7
What are the people feeding their clown fish fry on as a frist food? and what they liked..

Thanks.