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hatching brine shrimp eggs


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Hatching brine shrimp eggs is easy and fun. The best way I've done it is with this "base" thingey you can buy at some fish stores. It's basically just a 6" X 6" piece of rubber with a threaded area in the center that you can screw a 2-liter bottle into and an air-hose inlet on the side to attach to your air pump.

All you do is cut a 2-liter bottle in half and screw it into the base thingey, then attach your air pump. You can use table salt for hatching the eggs, it's much cheaper than using reef salt. Let the little buggers boil for a night or two and then take the whole thingey into a dark room and shine a flashlight into the side of the 2-liter bottle. The little buggers will all flock to the light and then you can extract them using a baster. Pour the salt water/little bugger mixture through a brine shrimp net so that you don't squirt the horrid water into your good tank, then let the buggers loose from the net into your tank (don't forget to turn off filtration).

Your fish and inverts will LOVE it. It's a real treat for them.

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Hatching brine shrimp eggs is easy and fun. The best way I've done it is with this "base" thingey you can buy at some fish stores. It's basically just a 6" X 6" piece of rubber with a threaded area in the center that you can screw a 2-liter bottle into and an air-hose inlet on the side to attach to your air pump.

All you do is cut a 2-liter bottle in half and screw it into the base thingey, then attach your air pump. You can use table salt for hatching the eggs, it's much cheaper than using reef salt. Let the little buggers boil for a night or two and then take the whole thingey into a dark room and shine a flashlight into the side of the 2-liter bottle. The little buggers will all flock to the light and then you can extract them using a baster. Pour the salt water/little bugger mixture through a brine shrimp net so that you don't squirt the horrid water into your good tank, then let the buggers loose from the net into your tank (don't forget to turn off filtration).

Your fish and inverts will LOVE it. It's a real treat for them.

I realy apreciate thisi nformation, thanks

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