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Good news and bad news

Post by Neuticle » Sat Mar 06, 2010 5:59 pm

I found Nassarius Vibex on Sand Island for the first time this year, bad news, they don't seem to be acclimating well. Must be too cold, or too...?

As soon as I started the drip they locked up in their shells. We'll see tomorrow if these make it.
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Re: Good news and bad news

Post by Amphiprion » Sat Mar 06, 2010 6:35 pm

Wow, that's hard to say. If you get some that do make it after a couple of weeks, I would like to see if I can pick some up from you. Let me know how much you'd want, etc., if you are planning on selling some.
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Re: Good news and bad news

Post by Neuticle » Sat Mar 06, 2010 9:40 pm

I still have some in my tank from last year, collected at the same spot. Just a weird time of year I guess.
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Re: Good news and bad news

Post by Fishfood » Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:44 am

Neuticle wrote:I still have some in my tank from last year, collected at the same spot. Just a weird time of year I guess.

do you mind sharing your collecting spot?

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Re: Good news and bad news

Post by Neuticle » Sun Mar 07, 2010 8:56 am

Not at all, for Narrarius, there are two small ponds on sand island right now. The second one, the bigger of the two, has snails on the north east corner. They can be tough to spot since they are burrowing snails, not everyone can see them.
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Re: Good news and bad news

Post by Fishfood » Sun Mar 07, 2010 9:00 am

just take some brine shrimp or flake food with and they should pop right out of the sand :D

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Re: Good news and bad news

Post by Neuticle » Sun Mar 07, 2010 9:51 am

That may work, but they aren't social animals, so bring a lot of food because you'll only find a couple every few square meters of sand.
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