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Old 09-13-2013, 12:14 PM   #11
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If you have any PVC pipe around you could use that. Just block off one end.
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Old 09-13-2013, 12:37 PM   #12
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If you have any PVC pipe around you could use that. Just block off one end.
That would work, apparently I can't think first thing in the am.
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Old 09-13-2013, 01:11 PM   #13
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Any suggestions of what could be used from around the house as a breeding tube? Can't really order or buy anything at the moment.
I donno if it was in this post or not but someone suggested half a flower pot or a half buried flowerpot would be a good choice.

I'm also thinking maybe even a big coffee mug?
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I donno if it was in this post or not but someone suggested half a flower pot or a half buried flowerpot would be a good choice.

I'm also thinking maybe even a big coffee mug?
That's to large, the cave has to be just big enough for both of them to fit into otherwise the female wont go in to lay the eggs. The male goes in head first and uses his fins to lodge himself in there to protect the eggs.
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Old 09-13-2013, 01:29 PM   #15
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That's to large, the cave has to be just big enough for both of them to fit into otherwise the female wont go in to lay the eggs. The male goes in head first and uses his fins to lodge himself in there to protect the eggs.
So that would be too wide of an opening you're saying? Like he wouldn't be able to wedge himself in there?
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So that would be too wide of an opening you're saying? Like he wouldn't be able to wedge himself in there?
Correct, and the female wont enter the cave.
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Correct, and the female wont enter the cave.
Makes sense.

It does take two to tango. Size is important.
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I used a NOW foods pill bottle. I think this one might be a little small, though I'm eyeing the bottle of calcium citrate but think it may be too big.
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Thoughts? Too small? I put an algae wafer in it and shut the lights out... the light on my camera seemed to irritate him a little though...you can see him hanging out that's his favorite piece of driftwood

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