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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #30 on: January 30, 2018, 02:26:22 PM »
thx.. i'll get pictures as more hatch

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #31 on: January 30, 2018, 04:35:35 PM »
yes.  pictures.  Proud papas need to post pictures.  12000 pictures.  and names.  and birth weights. 

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #32 on: January 30, 2018, 04:45:51 PM »
yes.  pictures.  Proud papas need to post pictures.  12000 pictures.  and names.  and birth weights. 

sure. pics are coming as soon as they mostly hatched. birth weights are <1 a salmon eggs weight
Names:
johny 1
suzie 1
johny 2
suzie 2
johny 3
suzie 3
johny 4
suzie 4
johny 5
suzie 5
johny 6
suzie 6
johny 7
suzie 7
johny 8
suzie 8
johny 9
suzie 9
johny 10
suzie 10
johny 11
suzie 11
johny 12
suzie 12
johny 13
suzie 13
johny 14
suzie 14
johny 15
suzie 15
....
johny 5990
suzie 5990
johny 5991
suzie 5991
johny 5992
suzie 5992
johny 5993
suzie 5993
johny 5994
suzie 5994
johny 5995
suzie 5995
johny 5996
suzie 5996
johny 5997
suzie 5997
johny 5998
suzie 5998
johny 5999
suzie 5999
johny 6000
suzie 6000


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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #33 on: January 30, 2018, 05:13:01 PM »
Ha!

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #34 on: January 30, 2018, 05:14:23 PM »
I suspect some computer nerdery contributed to that post. 8)

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #35 on: January 30, 2018, 05:34:40 PM »
I suspect some computer nerdery contributed to that post. 8)

gotta love 'seq'. at least i did not paste all 12000 names...

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #36 on: January 31, 2018, 08:46:47 AM »
gotta love 'seq'. at least i did not paste all 12000 names...

I figured I'd learn a new Linux thing that was originally written in like 1897...

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #37 on: February 01, 2018, 01:58:19 PM »
Day 9. 730 TUs logged, I see more empty egg cases floating around. And a few fry halfway out. I assume the rest have swum below the egg holder.
I'll see if I can get some pics.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #38 on: February 02, 2018, 02:30:29 PM »
Congratulations!

I've been away from the comp for a few days, glad to see things are going well.

I'd love to see pics.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #39 on: February 02, 2018, 03:51:13 PM »
Congratulations!

I've been away from the comp for a few days, glad to see things are going well.

I'd love to see pics.

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hard to get pictures, the little buggers swim below the eggs into the rocks/pebbles in the bottom and hide.. but i'll see what i can do.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #40 on: February 02, 2018, 06:31:00 PM »
Put a couple with their water into a,small jar, take their baby pics, and toss them back into their bucket. I have done that before.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #41 on: February 02, 2018, 07:53:22 PM »
Day 9. 730 TUs logged, I see more empty egg cases floating around. And a few fry halfway out. I assume the rest have swum below the egg holder.
I'll see if I can get some pics.
So, will the babies eat the egg cases in the end?  Or do they just float down stream?

And I don't know any proud papa that can't get a good picture of his kids.

I suspect some computer nerdery contributed to that post. 8)
Gotta love for loops.

for i in `seq 1 6000`; do echo johnny$i; echo suzie$i; done;

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #42 on: February 03, 2018, 07:43:12 AM »
Put a couple with their water into a,small jar, take their baby pics, and toss them back into their bucket. I have done that before.

Cedar
good idea!
So, will the babies eat the egg cases in the end?  Or do they just float down stream?

And I don't know any proud papa that can't get a good picture of his kids.
Gotta love for loops.

for i in `seq 1 6000`; do echo johnny$i; echo suzie$i; done;

so far, the babies still have a yolk sack under their chins. In a stream the the egg cases would float away, in the bucket, they just float in the current.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #43 on: February 04, 2018, 09:13:09 AM »
 Day 11 - a lot more hatched!

2018/02/04
Day 11 - a lot more hatched!
Just checked the eggs, a lot more have hatched!
The temp of the water is 50F now. TU count is at 763.

The darker red spots are the salmon.



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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #44 on: February 04, 2018, 06:15:08 PM »
Very cool.  Thanks for this thread.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #45 on: February 04, 2018, 06:40:04 PM »
Awwwwwww... They are so cute... And salmon hued.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #46 on: February 04, 2018, 07:09:23 PM »
That is very interesting. Maybe in a couple of years you can go fishing in the creek.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #47 on: February 04, 2018, 07:43:59 PM »
fun stuff!

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #48 on: February 05, 2018, 09:04:02 AM »
I guestimate that 2/3rd of the eggs are hatched. I moved the buckets back into the middle of the creek so they have a nice landing when they swim out.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #49 on: February 05, 2018, 03:56:43 PM »
some pics:



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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #50 on: February 05, 2018, 04:07:43 PM »
so the bright orange is the yolk sac?  And they eat from that for a few weeks?  Do they need any other nourishment?

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #51 on: February 05, 2018, 04:38:48 PM »
so the bright orange is the yolk sac?  And they eat from that for a few weeks?  Do they need any other nourishment?
correct, the bright orange thing is the yolk sack. once they 'consume' that, hunger motivates them to leave the bucket thru the overflow pipe and they are off on their own!
i wonder if i'll get fathers day cards from any of them?

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #52 on: February 05, 2018, 04:51:11 PM »
maybe they will return for dinner occasionally?  Christmas, Father's Day, etc.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #53 on: February 05, 2018, 05:20:45 PM »
maybe they will return for dinner occasionally?  Christmas, Father's Day, etc.

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after they have spawned...

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #54 on: February 05, 2018, 05:38:02 PM »
maybe they will return for dinner occasionally?  Christmas, Father's Day, etc.

+1. As guests of honor?

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #55 on: February 05, 2018, 05:40:40 PM »
+1. As guests of honor?

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sure... they would be quite honored.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #56 on: February 08, 2018, 10:30:13 AM »
99% of the eggs are hatched, only a dozen or two to go. I expect they might be dead ones that have not turned white yet.
The TU count is at 831 as of this morning. At ~1300 they should be swimming away.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #57 on: February 12, 2018, 10:31:01 AM »
Day 20: All the eggs are hatched and I removed the egg baskets from the buckets. I'll see if I can get some pics of the new salmon spawn.
TU is 889, 411 left to go to swimming away.


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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #58 on: February 13, 2018, 01:39:17 PM »
Day 21, TU 493:
Just checked the salmon, they are hiding in among the rocks at the bottom of the buckets. It's hard to get a photo, I had to get a focused flash light to be able to see them.
Water temp has dropped to 40F due to the frost we have had the last 4 days. Stream water level has dropped 6" plus since the high point when we had rain.

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Re: Setting up for salmon eggs
« Reply #59 on: February 13, 2018, 02:38:40 PM »
the ones that have already swum away - will they be okay in the cooler water?