Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Freshwater > Freshwater & Brackish - Breeding
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 06-03-2013, 03:37 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Darylb's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: western australia
Posts: 2,339
Help breeding

Hey guys what sort of water conditions do I need to breed black skirt tetras and my sailfin Molly he has 2 females at the moment I know I need more but do they need certain stuff to help push the breeding along? I am going to heavily plant my tank soon
__________________

__________________
Darylb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 11:38 AM   #2
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
bettaowner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Hawaii
Posts: 5,981
Mollies prefer brackish water. A major thing that will induce spawning is live food.
__________________

__________________
Rule number one: Always research a fish before you buy it.

Rule number two: Always cycle your tank.
bettaowner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 06:45 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Darylb's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: western australia
Posts: 2,339
Aw okay so they don't spawn much in freshwater? Ill look for some love food this week what would you recommend?
__________________
Darylb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 07:42 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
bettaowner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Hawaii
Posts: 5,981
I would recommend brine shrimp or blood worms. Frozen food will work too.
__________________
Rule number one: Always research a fish before you buy it.

Rule number two: Always cycle your tank.
bettaowner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 08:00 PM   #5
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Darylb's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: western australia
Posts: 2,339
Aw okay I might get some brine shrimp my fish would love chasing them to
__________________
Darylb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 08:15 PM   #6
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
bettaowner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Hawaii
Posts: 5,981
Frequent water changes also encourage breeding.
__________________
Rule number one: Always research a fish before you buy it.

Rule number two: Always cycle your tank.
bettaowner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 08:51 PM   #7
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Darylb's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: western australia
Posts: 2,339
Thanks for the help ill get started on it this week do you know about breeding the black skirt tetras
__________________

__________________
Darylb is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
breed, breeding

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off








» Photo Contest Winners








All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:25 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.