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Archive for September 26th, 2009

SPAWNiNG FAiLURE

The blue rams were very good parents, they kept the other fish well away from their eggs, kept the eggs clean and removed white eggs (these would not have hatched). Unfortunately by day 3, they were sick of the whole parenting thing. The number of eggs diminished until none were left. I’m assuming the parents ate them. This could just be because they’re new parents, some fish will get it right after a few spawns. Hopefully I will have more luck next time. Even if none of the eggs hatch, it’s still a lot of fun to watch these fish in parenting mode.

 

The fish have all settled in to their current tanks and are doing well. I’ll post when the rams spawn again, hopefully sometime in the near future !

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