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Old 10-03-2012, 10:20 PM   #1
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Is my Acai holding?

Well feeding the crew I noticed that my Tanzanian Acai wouldn't eat. After inspection I noticed her mouth looked full. Is she holding?
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Old 10-03-2012, 10:34 PM   #2
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Old 10-04-2012, 12:21 AM   #3
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She looks to be holding to me.
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Old 10-04-2012, 02:25 AM   #4
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Yes definately holding.
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Old 10-04-2012, 04:31 AM   #5
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What's holding mean, if you don't mind me asking?
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Old 10-04-2012, 05:27 AM   #6
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The female cares for her eggs by holding them in her mouth (mouthbrooding) she will keep them there until they are fully developed fry and able to swim freely.Then she will release them.Basically she's giving them a good start in life.
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How long do they hold typically? And should I catch the fry and put them in a breeder basket?
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Old 10-04-2012, 08:42 AM   #8
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How long do they hold typically? And should I catch the fry and put them in a breeder basket?
Around 30 days.
If you want to keep the fry then yes catch them and put them in the breeder basket.
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