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Old 08-02-2020, 10:38 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mistergreen View Post
There are a few breeding vids on youtube. You don't need to put the female in brackish water. In the wild, the female stay in freshwater, and the zoea swim downstream into the ocean.

In the video, one guy left the lights on 24/7 for algae grow for the zoea. Make sure to get a salt gravity level to see how much ocean salt to add.
Completely understandable, but if the larvae are left in fresh water, they will die. I see no way to remove them safely from the water column. This would mean that the best way to capture all of the the young is to place the mother directly in the brackish. If you had any thoughts about how to capture them, please let me know. This was the best option I could find.
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