Breeding Journal, Species: Sepia bandensis

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ssabey
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Breeding Journal, Species: Sepia bandensis - Thursday, March 20, 2014 2:44 AM
Breeding Journal DataSheet
This first post should be updated regularly to include new information as events take place or changes are made to your system

General
Species: Sepia bandensis              
Social Structure:  unknown
Size of Individuals:  Unknown
Age of Individuals:  Unknown
Date added to Tank: 

Broodstock Tank Details
Size of Tank: 
Substrate Details: 
Filtration Details: 
Water Changes: 
Water Temperature: 
Lighting: 
Lighting Cycle: 
Other Tank Inhabitants: 

Broodstock Feeding Details
Food Types: 
Feeding Schedule: 

Spawning Details
Date of First Spawn:  unknown
Spawn Time of Day:  unknown
Dates of Consecutive Spawns:  unknown
Courtship Details:  unknown
Egg Size: 6mm - 8mm 
Egg Color: Dark Purple 
Egg Count:  10

Hatch Details
Hatch Date: March 3, 2014
Hatch Time of Day:  8 of them early morning, 2 late evening
# Days after Spawn:  unknown
Larvae Description:  Fully formed miniature of adult


Larval Tank Details
Temperature: 80 F
Size of Larval Tank: "Critter Keeper" hung inside a 400 gallon tank. 
Substrate Details: none 
Other Tank Decor:  none
Filtration Details:  Live Rock, Sock, Skimmer, UV Sterilizer.
Lighting:  Metal Halide, T-5
Lighting Cycle:  On 8 hours, off 16 hours
Water Changes:  Irregularly

Larval Feeding Details
Food Types:  Live 7 day old Mysis, Small-Medium Amphipods 
Feeding Schedule:  Twice a day, 2 or 3 live items each.

Metamorphosis/Settlement
Date of Settlement Start: Hatch out fully formed miniature of adult.  
Days after Hatch:  0
Date of Settlement End:  March 3
Description of Fry: Miniature of adult 

Grow-Out Tank Details

Temperature:  80 F
Size of Grow-Out Tank: "Critter Keeper" 8" x 4" x 6" hung inside a 400 gal tank. 
Substrate Details:  none
Other Tank Decor:  none
Filtration Details:  Live Rock, Sock, Skimmer, UV Sterilizer
Lighting: Metal Halide, T-5 
Lighting Cycle:  On 8 hours, off 16 hours
Water Changes:  Irregularly
Size at Transfer:  no transfer
Age at Transfer:  no transfer

Grow-Out Feeding Details
Food Types: Live Mysis, Live Amphipods, Frozen Artic Pods, Frozen Mysis 
Feeding Schedule:  At least 3 times a day

Additional Information
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ssabey
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Re:Breeding Journal, Species: Sepia bandensis - Monday, December 8, 2014 2:07 AM
Bought 10 eggs from the local fish store.


ssabey
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Re:Breeding Journal, Species: Sepia bandensis - Monday, December 8, 2014 2:08 AM


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Re:Breeding Journal, Species: Sepia bandensis - Monday, January 26, 2015 11:56 PM
These are really cool, whats the update? Do you still have them?

ssabey
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Re:Breeding Journal, Species: Sepia bandensis - Tuesday, January 27, 2015 3:35 AM
Out of all the projects I have worked on these little guys have been my Favorite! Unfortunately I don't have any left I only got them to 4 weeks (I have a good idea where I went wrong). 
I wanted to try again so I had a pair ordered from Laura @ Reef Gen, but the shipper destroyed the box and one came in DOA.