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Old 01-29-2013, 08:28 PM   #1
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My New Baby MACs just arrived.


My new baby Macrostomas just arrived to my office! I currently have them floating in my tank at work. Cant wait to get them home.



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Old 01-29-2013, 08:30 PM   #2
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oh very cool
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Old 01-29-2013, 08:31 PM   #3
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Wow. Good luck with those.
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Old 01-29-2013, 08:37 PM   #4
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I've had a lonely 35 with PH at about 6 now for about a 3 weeks hungry for these little guys to inhabitat the tank.
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:07 PM   #5
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Cool!
Make sure you put a cover on that tank. Those Macs love to jump.
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:13 PM   #6
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For sure,

This is my second attempt at breeding these. The last time I only bought a pair. This time around Im going with a full group of teens, locally bred too so they will be a bit hardier. I hope they will pair off as they get older.

I'll keep ya'll updated with the progress in the next coming months.
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Old 01-29-2013, 11:53 PM   #7
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Sweet!
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Old 01-30-2013, 12:08 PM   #8
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Very nice!!!
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Old 01-30-2013, 04:04 PM   #9
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Here's a quick tour of my fish/shrimp room and a quick video of adding the new little ones into the 35 gallon I have setup for them

http://youtu.be/u4nnM963eD0
http://youtu.be/a8cGlW2Covo
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Old 01-30-2013, 04:44 PM   #10
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Awesome!!
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Nice! Do you know the sex of those macs?
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Old 01-30-2013, 05:42 PM   #12
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Not yet the colors havent come in yet. I'm 95% sure there is atleast one male. He has a bit more coloring and a big black spot on the dorsal that is filling in.
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Old 01-30-2013, 06:38 PM   #13
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Keep us posted on how it goes!
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Old 02-01-2013, 03:43 PM   #14
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Some updated shots of chubby mac bellies.




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You're making me want to get back into Macs. They look healthy and well fed.
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