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New Zebra O. chierchiae (now trying breeding!)

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Thales;115646 said:
Super cool!

Crissy was just here, and it looks like the first one, the larger one, is female. Baye already preggers? But, even, more exciting, the second one, much smaller is a male. Tomorrow night, we're putting them together!

Here is a pic of the female. :biggrin2:

Woohoo! Hope it goes well!
 

monty

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they are sort of Valentine's Day colored, aren't they...
 

Thales

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Roy, Crissy and Eric were over tonight for some ceph porn.

We put them together and they did it. Really nice. Got some good video and Roy (better camera, better position! :biggrin2: )got this pic of the little male (maybe Roy will post a version of it that he likes :smile ). You can see fringing on the arm tips and if you look carefully at the arm just under the mantle on the right you can see the hectocotylized arm.
 

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Interesting that the skin is almost as transparent (well, semi-opaque) as the Mercs and you can identify the heart in the picture even with the stripes displayed. Are the stripes always present on these?
 

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That's great, glad you all got together for the big event.

So, sizewise, what sort of mantle size do they have and are they now expected to get much bigger?
 
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