Bluestripe Day 6

Posted on May 3, 2012 at 10:10 PM

Now at day 6, we have one left.  This one is clearly eating and may be close to metamorphosis, as it has taken on the fish shape and some dark color has formed on its body after the tummy.  I've given it a 18 watt fluorescent light during the day, and the blue light at night.  I've started trying to wean it to dry food.  I've added a sponge filter.  Still plenty of rotifers.  After metamorphosis, they are bulletproof, so I am keeping my fingers crossed that metamorphosis happens sooner rather than later.  I won't take pictures, because this one is too precious.

Now at day 7, I've noticed a larvae stuck to the side of the tank, just above the meniscus.  He must have jumped into the tank wall, and got stuck there.  Since it was already dead, it was easy to get a picture under the microscope:

Categories: Clownfish, Bluestripe Clownfish, Yellow Fin Clownfish

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