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clowns have laid eggs

Postby les82 » Wed 22 Apr, 2009 9:35 pm

Just wondering what i can do to make sure they survive, Or will the parents look after them?
A bit about the tank, its 7'x20"x20" and I have had it for bout 6 months. but I bought it with all the occupants 2nd hand. I have two anemones which the clowns host, 5 chromis, a blue tang, 2 damsels and a snowflake eel. + a heap of hermit crabs and snails.
what are the chances of the babies surviving?
Thanks for any help I am still kind of new to saltwater
Les
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Postby abbott75 » Wed 22 Apr, 2009 9:40 pm

Unless you set up a dedicated tank to raise them, zero I'm afraid. Check out marinebreeder.org to talk to people more knowledgeable than us on this topic.
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Postby scotty3566 » Wed 22 Apr, 2009 9:47 pm

if its the first lot of eggs laid theres a good chance the clowns will eat them all up
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Postby GTScotT » Wed 20 May, 2009 10:41 pm

i had my clowns lay some eggs a week or 2 ago, they laid a fresh batch last night
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Postby Azrael » Wed 20 May, 2009 10:42 pm

i guess they felt like having seconds.
sunny side up or scrambled. :poke: :devil:
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