The Lightning Project

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

Browsing Posts tagged Spawn #16

In the chaos of preparing for our club’s fundraising table at the TCMAS Frag Swap last night, I was going on 3 hours sleep, up until 3 AM bagging donated corals and such.  Somehow along the way I got it in my head that the Lightning Maroons were due to be pulled Saturday night.  So […]

I can only guess what happened, but the eggs were there last night (night of the 12th) and were still there the morning of the 13th.  So I went down around lights out tonight on 11-13 to pull the tile..and the eggs are gone.  No larvae anywhere, which would suggest the hatch happened much earlier […]

Back on track it would seem…Spawn #14 appears to have completed metamorphosis.  Despite good care, and seemingly good success, I can’t estimate more than 25-30 offspring. Spawn #15 didn’t hatch as planned…only 2 babies the first night.  Small hatch the next night, and possibly more the following night.  Hard to tell how many larvae there […]