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Old 09-03-2012, 04:44 PM   #1
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is she ready to spawn

i know its probably hard to see but shes got a little buldge in her tummy and vent is sticking out.......

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Old 09-03-2012, 04:47 PM   #2
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heres a more close up of belky and vent

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Old 09-03-2012, 04:48 PM   #3
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heres a more close up of belly and vent

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Old 09-03-2012, 04:48 PM   #4
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i can see that... depends on how she is acting with the male tbh! and if they have a place to lay eggs too
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Old 09-03-2012, 04:50 PM   #5
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they do have a place to spawn and this isnt their first spawn......i just recently got them from my lfs cause the owner bred them......theyve had about 4-5 spawns together last one producing about 150
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Old 09-03-2012, 08:06 PM   #6
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update......i just checked on them and the male's vent is sticking out as well
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Old 09-03-2012, 09:07 PM   #7
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update......i just checked on them and the male's vent is sticking out as well

Sounds like eggs are due at any time now. Just remember to give them some space while they are spawning or you could knock them off their game. I used to have to watch some of my breeder Angels through a system of mirrors I put together so I could watch them from outside of the room. My parents thought I was nuts!!!

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Old 09-03-2012, 09:12 PM   #8
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they are in the infant room.........i check on them just to feed them.....thats about it
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is there a special diet i should be feeding them to help with the spawning process? right now i feed them omega one cichlid flakes and black worms as a treat
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is there a special diet i should be feeding them to help with the spawning process? right now i feed them omega one cichlid flakes and black worms as a treat
From the sounds of it, the fish are ready to spawn so there's nothing you can do now but wait. As for their diet to prepare them for the next spawn, you'll want to give them a balanced diet of both proteins and roughage. It sounds like you have that covered You might want ot try adding some cichlid pellets if they "waste" a lot of the flake food. Sometimes the flakes get too small for larger cichlids to see or even want to bother with. Other than that, I'd keep going as you're going
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