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JonX

I have two snow whites. The larger one is 100% saddled female. The smaller one ive been leaning towards female but right now it is 'going crazy' .

Same scenario with my cbs.

One definate male is also going crazy. All my known females are just normal.

So my question is: Is it only the males who do the crazy sexy dance?

If so then I have found a male for my loney girl snow white. :)

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OzShrimp

I have never seen a female zooming around the tank whilst the males do t heir testosterone filled dance around the tank looking for her.

I think in my experience they tend to hide more so then zoom to preventing teh sexual harrassment of a heap of males

try putting them in a breeder box overnight and see if shes berried in the morning, i have done it in the past :)

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CNgo2006

From my observations, only the males in my tanks (5 atm) do the crazy dance. Swimming around like looking for a certain scent. So I would say yes she should not be lonely anymore.

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ineke

That's a good idea

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JonX

Ive put them in the 1st division with the yellow cherries. They were with the cbs.

The sss cbs male is cruising around also might get a berried cbs.

Or the scent could come from the crs (middle divison).

Hopefully someone gets lucky. :)

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OzShrimp

I have an aquamanta box and a sudo box which i previously used as per my last post but i am actually going to get a couple of the internal ones to avoid the massive temp increases i get here.

I used to swear against the shrimp caves but when i did my selective breeding, i added the same substrate some moss and a shrimp cave and in 48 hours i had 4 berried females from 2 selected males. Once i get some breeders i will be doing the same thing again only because i have a mix in my tank and its my best bet to avoid cross breeding.

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BlueBolts

The males tends to go crazy and go dashing around the tank, enchanted by the freshly moulted female.....looks like you're going to be a daddy soon.

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2OFUS

The females will be hiding :)

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Triggs

"Let's get it onnnnnn" -Barry white voice

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Gbang

Can't wait to see pics of a berried female!

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JonX

Molt in the 2nd division. High grade cystal reds.

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JonX

Just checked and confirmed.

Flower head crystal red shrimp is berried.

Happy days. =)

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Squiggle

Well done dude, can't wait to see the offspring :encouragement:

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CNgo2006

Nice, congrats bro! Any idea on the dad?

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JonX

Kept with ss and sss all high quality.

I have high hopes for quality babies.

Very happy because I raised this shrimp from a juvenile.

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BlueBolts

Fantastic, pls do share the results, and if possible the # of shrimplet, patterns, quality etc....great sense of satisfaction and well done for raising from shrimplet. :encouragement:

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JonX

Just checked ss Cbs is berried. The daddy is a sss.

Every one is getting berried.

Just have to wait for my snow white to berry now.

:)

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CNgo2006

Congratulations bro! I think it is the stormy weather that is creating a breeding frenzy! Some of my shrimp have berried up as well!

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JonX

Thanks chi. I topped up with about 2 liters of rain water which might have helped.

Rain water in cabramatta has a tds of 12.

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OzShrimp

must be right time of the month, i think one of my female A grades is berried but the eggs are somewhat clear still so i am thinking not fertilized yet :D

gonna dig out my old internal aqua one breeder box and see how i go :)

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CNgo2006
Thanks chi. I topped up with about 2 liters of rain water which might have helped.

Rain water in cabramatta has a tds of 12.

I don't think it is 12 all the time, depends on where the rain clouds flew in from and the pollutants in them. May be 12 one day and 500 next time.

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CNgo2006
must be right time of the month' date=' i think one of my female A grades is berried but the eggs are somewhat clear still so i am thinking not fertilized yet :D

gonna dig out my old internal aqua one breeder box and see how i go :)[/quote']

If you can see eggs under her belly then they are fertilised. They don't get there unless having bred with a male and fertilized as I know it.

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