Jump to content

Triops :) (2 videos, 5 pics)


fantailfan1

Recommended Posts

  • Regular Member

Colin got some triops eggs and several have hatched. We've had these before but I don't ever remember any of them getting as big as this one that Colin has named Jimmy. :teehee

You'll see in the videos that there are several triops in the tank of various different sizes. Some have recently hatched and look like BBS while others have been around for several days (as long as Jimmy) but haven't developed the shell like Jimmy has. If you're wondering, Riley is squeaking her ball in the background. :rofl3

As you can see, he is a quick lil bugger. :o I got more distilled water today and I think I'm going to try and move them all to a larger container/tank as Jimmy needs more room to swim. :teehee

b857c853c7ae2fde9f8a0da0610b0cf1.jpg

Rolling some food. Lol

1e64c00d24b599d44159db9fd5f20584.jpg

I put him in a glass for better pics.

e95167a1c4453d74aaef4b298fb8c10a.jpg

eccf72e4368f0b53095eb4414e4a4ea1.jpg

Close up

ad2c2a397491d572fffccbf139e44ef5.jpg

:lol2

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Regular Member

Cool I have always wanted to try hatching some triops eggs!

 

I just found this site on hatching triops eggs and how to care for, feed and raise Triops. Plus some fun facts too  :)

 

http://www.mytriops.com/articles/faq1.stm

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Regular Member

I don't know but I'd like to feed him frozen brine shrimp or blood worms.  Anyone think he'd eat it?  :peeka

 

I'm gonna go look it up.  :lol2

 

Edit:  distilled water is needed for hatching.  After that dechlorinated tap is fine . . .

 

They can eat brine shrimp.  He's :Scoff: them now.  :rofl3  And I put a couple small plants from the betta tank in there.  :o

Edited by fantailfan1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Regular Member

A couple more videos and a pic. :teehee He loves his plants. :rofl3

When I got home from work yesterday Alyssa said "mom there's a dead body in Jimmy's tank. :o " I said, "But I saw Jimmy swimming and he was the only one in there. :o " Colin said "He molted. :doh11: " :rofl3 Here's a pic :scared

606b137cd9321656617f16f90c0862f3.jpg

f8f7ff39f5893c7800f821f56fad0f75.jpg

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...