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gordonuk 02-21-2011 11:16 AM

Axelotls - Follow the Eggs
 
I bought myself some eggs online and they were delivered on thursday. The eggs were layed on 14th Feb 2011.

I received the eggs and they are 4 days old so will post images of the development of them.

Day 4: The embryos at 82 hours old. The embryos are neurulating and clearly developing well.

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gordonuk 02-21-2011 11:17 AM

Eggs - Day 5
 
Day 5: The embryos at 106 hours old. The areas of the embryo are clearly defined to the naked eye and the embryos are at late tailbud stage.

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gordonuk 02-21-2011 11:18 AM

Eggs - Day 6
 
Day 6: The embryos at 130 hours old. The buds of the external gills are just visible

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gordonuk 02-21-2011 11:18 AM

Eggs - Day 7
 
Day 7: 158 hours old

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gordonuk 02-22-2011 11:24 AM

Eggs - Day 8
 
Day 8: 178 hours old. The gills have developed so that they are easily visible to the naked eye on the final photo. The head of each axolotl is beginning to widen.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/_L...0/DSCF6010.JPG
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gordonuk 02-23-2011 12:31 PM

Eggs - Day 9
 
Day 9 There has not been much change since yesterday

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gordonuk 02-23-2011 12:31 PM

Day 9 - Gills just visible
 
You can just see the gills on this pic, its the best i can get

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Romad 02-23-2011 01:41 PM

Love this thread. It's fun to see each stage. Thanks for sharing. Your gill pics. in your last post came out fine btw.

Keep em coming.

gordonuk 02-24-2011 03:43 PM

Eggs - Day 10
 
Day 10

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/_L...nt%20size=3%3E


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gordonuk 02-25-2011 03:13 PM

Eggs - Day 11
 
Day 11: The eggs are roughly between 224 and 250 hours old. A tiny spot is barely visible on the ventral side of each embryo. It's the heart and liver although impossible to photograph. The eyes, and heart and liver area are visible to the named eye. There is also a steady rotation of the embryo within the jelly.



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