Breeding Journal: Sepia Bandensis

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    Breeding Journal DataSheet


    General
    Species: Sepia bandensis
    Common Name: Dwarf Cuttlefish
    Social Structure:
    Size of Individuals:
    Age of Individuals:
    Date added to Tank:

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

    Broodstock Feeding Details
    Food Types:
    Feeding Schedule:

    Spawning Details
    Date of First Spawn:
    Spawn Time of Day:
    Dates of Consecutive Spawns:
    Courtship Details:
    Egg Size:
    Egg Color:
    Egg Count:

    Hatch Details
    Hatch Date: 1/23/14
    Hatch Time of Day: Unknown
    # Days after Spawn: Unkown
    Larvae Description: Small, mini version of adults, have basic changing color abilities between black and white.


    Larval Tank Details
    Temperature: 78F degrees
    Size of Larval Tank: <1 gallon breeder box
    Substrate Details: Fiji Pink Arag-alive
    Salinity: 1.026 specific gravity
    Other Tank Decor: Macro Algae
    Filtration Details: HOB Skimmer, 55g DT
    Salt Type: Red Sea Coral PRO
    Lighting: 4 bulb T5HO
    Lighting Cycle: 6 hours daylight, 12 hours actinics
    Water Changes: once a week

    Larval Feeding Details
    Food Types: Yolk Sac, feeder guppies and mysid shrimp(live)
    Feeding Schedule: once a day to check for feeding response(currently still feeding just off yolk sac)

    Metamorphosis/Settlement
    Date of Settlement Start:
    Days after Hatch:
    Date of Settlement End:
    Description of Fry:

    Grow-Out Tank Details
    Temperature:
    Size of Grow-Out Tank:
    Substrate Details:
    Salinity:
    Other Tank Decor:
    Filtration Details:
    Salt Type:
    Lighting:
    Lighting Cycle:
    Water Changes:
    Size at Transfer:
    Age at Transfer:

    Grow-Out Feeding Details
    Food Types:
    Feeding Schedule:

    Additional Information
    Miscellaneous Information:



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    Since I bought these eggs and did not directly hatch them I did not have any broodstock/broodstock tank nor did I know the original spawning conditions. The eggs were laid 3 weeks prior to hatching on 1/4/14 and I received them 1 1/2 weeks before hatch.
     
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    Breeding Journal DataSheet


    General
    Species: Sepia bandensis
    Common Name: Dwarf Cuttlefish
    Social Structure: NA
    Size of Individuals: NA
    Age of Individuals: NA
    Date added to Tank: NA

    Broodstock Tank Details
    Size of Tank: NA
    Substrate Details: NA
    Filtration Details: NA
    Water Changes: NA
    Water Temperature: NA
    Salinity: NA
    Lighting: NA
    Lighting Cycle: NA
    Salt Type: NA
    Other Tank Inhabitants: NA

    Broodstock Feeding Details
    Food Types: NA
    Feeding Schedule: NA

    Spawning Details
    Date of First Spawn: 12/28/14
    Spawn Time of Day: NA
    Dates of Consecutive Spawns: NA
    Courtship Details: NA
    Egg Size: approx. 1/2"
    Egg Color: Black
    Egg Count: 4

    Hatch Details
    Hatch Date: 1/23/14
    Hatch Time of Day: Unknown
    # Days after Spawn: Unkown
    Larvae Description: Small, mini version of adults, have basic changing color abilities between black and white.


    Larval Tank Details
    Temperature: 78F degrees
    Size of Larval Tank: <1 gallon breeder box
    Substrate Details: Fiji Pink Arag-alive
    Salinity: 1.026 specific gravity
    Other Tank Decor: Macro Algae
    Filtration Details: HOB Skimmer, 55g DT
    Salt Type: Red Sea Coral PRO
    Lighting: 4 bulb T5HO
    Lighting Cycle: 6 hours daylight, 12 hours actinics
    Water Changes: once a week

    Larval Feeding Details
    Food Types: Yolk Sac, feeder guppies and mysid shrimp(live)
    Feeding Schedule: once a day to check for feeding response(currently still feeding just off yolk sac)

    Metamorphosis/Settlement
    Date of Settlement Start: NA
    Days after Hatch: NA
    Date of Settlement End: NA
    Description of Fry: NA

    Grow-Out Tank Details
    Temperature: 78.5 - 79F
    Size of Grow-Out Tank: Breeding Box in a 55g
    Substrate Details: <1" sandbed
    Salinity: 1.026
    Other Tank Decor: None in Breeding Box
    Filtration Details: Water Changes, HOB Super Reef Octopus
    Salt Type: Red Sea Coral Pro
    Lighting: 4-bulb TEK T5 fixture
    Lighting Cycle: 6 hours daylight, 12 hours actinic
    Water Changes: Every two weeks
    Size at Transfer: 1/4"
    Age at Transfer:

    Grow-Out Feeding Details
    Food Types: Amphipods, Live Mysid Shrimp
    Feeding Schedule: Once or Twice a day
    Additional Information
    Miscellaneous Information: This clutch was given away due to a move



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