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Old 10-30-2006, 11:30 PM   #1
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A. cactuoides eggs?

One of my cockatoo females is guarding a buch of red dots under some Christmas moss; are they eggs? If so, I didn't know their eggs would be red. LOL At first, I thought it was bunch of cichlid pellets the didn't get eaten. I almost sucked them up with the Python, but she came out and made a big show. LOL Have I now spawned cockatoos?
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Old 10-30-2006, 11:35 PM   #2
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Sounds like you did...
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Old 10-31-2006, 01:35 AM   #3
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Wow! For once in my life I am speechless. LOL I'm a fish breeding machine~~or rather my fish are.
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55 gal.FW: 4 platies, 3 angelfish, 3 Cochu's blue tetras, 2 Rummynose tetras, 4 A. cacatuoides, 1 A. trifasciata, 2 blue rams, 6 Von Rio tetras, 1 Queen Arabesque pleco

29 Gal. FW: 2 variatus platies, 6 cherry barbs, 10 harlequin rasboras, 1 opaline gourami, 1 hillstream loach, 1 Rio Jari pleco (L-316), 1 GBR

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10 Gal. FW:tons of blue ram fry

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Old 10-31-2006, 01:53 AM   #4
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I think my tanks are rubbing off on you, LOL
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Your fish must be as 'eager' (shall we say) as mine LOL. Can anyone give an account of a successful A. cactuoides spawn? Should I treat the eggs just like my ram eggs or what?
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55 gal.FW: 4 platies, 3 angelfish, 3 Cochu's blue tetras, 2 Rummynose tetras, 4 A. cacatuoides, 1 A. trifasciata, 2 blue rams, 6 Von Rio tetras, 1 Queen Arabesque pleco

29 Gal. FW: 2 variatus platies, 6 cherry barbs, 10 harlequin rasboras, 1 opaline gourami, 1 hillstream loach, 1 Rio Jari pleco (L-316), 1 GBR

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10 Gal. FW:tons of blue ram fry

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I believe that the apistos are much better parents than the rams. If you want to give them a try, keep the eggs with the parents.
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My apistos looked after their fry quite well. However being in a community tank I think the Corydoras and the Tetras ate quite a few fry. I was able to raise a few through to adulthood, but as raising the brood was not my main aim I left the fry in the big tank.
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