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lalchitri
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Posted: 17 Mar 2007
yesterday i noticed something odd with my 10 day old (since hatching) tadpoles.
a number of them (though certainly not all) were floating at the top of the pond and in all cases this was with the right side of their body up.
all of them had a clear bubble type thing attached to their skin behind their eye.
i guess it was this bubble on the right side that made them lopsided.
even when they swam it was in circles.
they appeared dead but when prodded were full of life.
is this a normal development thing to do with their gills resorbing?



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lalchitri
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Posted: 19 Mar 2007
seem to be fine now, so guess it was a stage of development.
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