The Lightning Project

The ongoing saga of the PNG Lightning Maroon Clownfish breeding project.

Browsing Posts tagged Spawn #21

I have two posts besides this one I need to make…life has just been hectic as usual. They’ll come. First, Spawn #24 has been laid. ┬áSadly, it wasn’t a Valentine’s spawn, it was laid on February 13th, 2014. Following my extensive water testing of larval tanks to see what the heck was going on, I […]

It’s been a busy January here, with my trip to Cleveland to give some well-received talks at C-SEA followed by a grueling week of fishroom preparation in advance of Reef Builder’s world-reknowned Jake Adams dropping by for a surprise visit and a bit of Q&A at the Lake Superior Marine Aquarium Club’s winter / holiday […]

I did the day count, and by my estimate the night of the 15th, going into the 16th, was 6+ full days post spawn on Spawn #21. Looking at the nest, it seemed they were ready, and it also seemed that at least some were missing already (perhaps they hatched and were consumed?) I pulled […]

Tonight, after several nights of battling my larval rack, I finally pulled of the split of Spawn #20 into two separate groups. Long story short, I had taken off two BRTs off a shelf that had somehow “Dropped” on the one side. Both BRTs got a full scrubbing followed by a wipedown with hydrogen peroxide. […]