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 #9246  by odin
 18 Jul 2020 11:41
Thats great news! Hopefully she will go full term and you will get a big population increase!
 #9248  by moriker
 20 Jul 2020 06:39
Original preggie shrimp has dropped some eggs, I counted about 6 left now.

This morning I saw another one pregnant shrimp and its redder! Thought it was the same shrimp but after hunting for a while, found the original paler shrimp! The new red one I saw her molting 2 days ago and set my sights on her feeling that she would get knocked up. True enough!
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 #9250  by odin
 20 Jul 2020 06:43
Congratulations and don’t worry about the eggs being dropped this is pretty typical of new mother shrimps and ask time goes on they lose less and less.
 #9254  by moriker
 22 Jul 2020 10:02
ugh, original mama shrimp (paler 1) was often seen juggling her eggs and this morning I caught her snacking on 1! From the original brood of around 6 eggs now she is just left with 2 thanks to the juggling and eating! See evidences attached!
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 #9263  by moriker
 28 Jul 2020 06:30
Ugh, update - they dropped all balls! Ain't got no shrimplets coming anytime soon.

That said I noticed they still have their "stretchmarks" with them. Does anyone know when they will shed these stretched shells?
 #9264  by odin
 28 Jul 2020 06:37
Are you sure they are the same shrimp that were berried and not more that will soon be berried?


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 #9287  by moriker
 05 Aug 2020 05:57
I started a breeding tank about 2 weeks ago and saw my first berried shrimp today! She molted in front of my eyes yesterday and could see the guys chasing her around in a frenzy. Saw her bloated and flared swimmerettes and were super confident she was gonna be preggie.

She didn't disappoint! This morning indeed she showed up with some eggs!

And with this, I'm also very certain the black brown stuff u see (saddle) is their eggs. There were some debates I saw on other forums on whether the saddle is that or just their crap, but I can validate it indeed is their saddle! Pre and post for your comparison!
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 #9289  by odin
 05 Aug 2020 06:00
Congratulations:)


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