So Many Sea Monkeys!!!

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Sumatra503, Nov 29, 2011.

  1. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    I didn't realize how many Sea Monkey eggs there would be in a 1/2 teaspoon of eggs, but I can assure it's a lot. I have the little things coming out my ears! My estimate on the number that hatched is somewhere in the ballpark of 200,000 based on the number of eggs per gram!

    I have them in a 1 1/2 gallon tank with an aerator and a small heater. When you look into the tank the whole thing moves! I can't imagine using the whole teaspoon of eggs that I was supposed to use!
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  3. ChickiKat

    ChickiKat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    can chickens eat 'um?
     
  4. featherfinder

    featherfinder Runner Lover

    Oh my thats alot!!! I remember doing the small kits as a kid. Are yours for enjoyment or do they have a purpose?
     
  5. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    They are mostly for fun, but my beta will probably eat them.[​IMG]

    I'm pretty sure the chickens wouldn't even be able to see them. they are only the size of a comma(,). They are really, really cute, though!

    I may offer up a few kits on CL since I have no idea what to do with them all!
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Are you going to try to raise some to adulthood?
     
  7. The Wolf Queen

    The Wolf Queen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What, no pics of the moving fish tank [​IMG]???
     
  8. Shayna

    Shayna I [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG]

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    most likely they are brine shrimp - fish love them!
     
  9. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Quote:Your correct. Sea Monkeys are a hybrid Brine Shrimp Species.
     
  10. Sumatra503

    Sumatra503 Kozy Orchard Farms

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    Quote:Your correct. Sea Monkeys are a hybrid Brine Shrimp Species.

    Yup, bought them as brine shrimp eggs, but more people know what a sea monkey is than a brine shrimp. Plus brine shrimp isn't as cute of a name.[​IMG]
     

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