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« on: February 07, 2016, 03:57:48 PM »

Hello,

My first use of the 2,5 gallon "fry tank" was a foray with my oldest grandson last year, then 9, to raise these critters. After getting a kit and reading about it I was put off by the amount of specifics required for what the box said, "just add water," so shoved it aside a year. But, he and put those tiny eggs, smaller than a period.....in the tank, 15 as best I can count, and 4 hatched of which one, named "scooter'' by my wife survived. Long story short, he grew from this<a href="http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/lv2crp/media/005_zpsfjnsdita.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s392/lv2crp/005_zpsfjnsdita.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo 005_zpsfjnsdita.jpg"/>[/url] to this<a href="http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/lv2crp/media/004_zpsvfujf0lm.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s392/lv2crp/004_zpsvfujf0lm.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo 004_zpsvfujf0lm.jpg"/>[/url]to the day before he died<a href="http://s1049.photobucket.com/user/lv2crp/media/050_zps7f3j0mqo.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1049.photobucket.com/albums/s392/lv2crp/050_zps7f3j0mqo.jpg" border="0" alt=" photo 050_zps7f3j0mqo.jpg"/>[/url]
He lived 48 days and let me tell you his death was mourned about the home and  by neighbor kids.  Only my fish keeping skills let us keep hi that long. 

Gregg
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