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BrookymanApril 22nd, 2013, 10:49 pm
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OK When a Maccaffertium larva is molting in the river or in my fish tank, APX how long is a normal time frame to emerge from the shuck to the next instar. I have had 2 die. I assumed they were died after 8 hours they were still at the same stage as when I first noticed them. Do the gills stop pulsing during this time or is that a indication that they have died.


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OvermywaderApril 24th, 2013, 9:32 am
Posts: 31Did you apply CPR? What about Mouth-to-Gill? Did you try defibrillation? What about inturbation? Did you get an EEG that showed no brain activity?

Dead just ain't what it used to be.
Regards,
Reed

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BrookymanApril 24th, 2013, 1:30 pm
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Boy if I could do those things everything would live.
I like that comment Reed!!!

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KonchuApril 25th, 2013, 1:44 pm
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Usually, the molt is very quick. if they haven't made it out in 10-15 minutes, it probably isn't going to happen. not scientific numbers, just making a good guess.
BrookymanApril 25th, 2013, 5:55 pm
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Thanks Luke.

I figured that it would be about the same time
frame as it is to molt in the adult stage.

BTW, I found ( "Allen's Brook ") with access in, and likely the true site..


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