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Old 05-22-2006, 11:31 PM   #1
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Well, I sure wasn't expecting this either, Part II.

Now...I've got GBR eggs. Totally a surprise. I just got these fish on Saturday afternoon. I noticed Sunday that they have ich (this is the first time I've actually had to treat ich on my own fish, I'm kinda nervous). I've been slowly raising the temperature since yesterday. I noticed before leaving for an appointment today that they were all over the back corner of my tank, moving sand around. I had the strange thought that this is what my convicts did right before they spawned for the first time. I came home this evening, and looked...and sure enough there is a little pile of eggs. New fish, completely stressed out, with ich nonetheless, and they still laid. They all look fertilized to me.

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Sounds like the fertility gods have blessed your tank!
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Congrats! See I keep saying there is something about spring and fish spawning.

Good luck with the ich treatment, I am sure everything will be fine once the temp is up.
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Wow, that's great! At least rams seem to like higher temps anyway, bumping up to 87 shouldn't stress them much. Here's hoping you get babies.
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Awesome........hope the high temp don't harm the eggs though.
Hey.......ya gotta do what ya gotta do.
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Thanks guys! Looking this morning, in my tank where the temp climbed to 91F!!! The fish seem perfect and I can already tell a reduction in the parasite. The eggs however, seems to have been halfed in number. I can only see a small amount now. I don't know if mom or dad has moved some or not. Mom is constantly picking at them to sorta "clean" the area...maybe she picked some up.

I'll keep an eye on them! I'm just amazed they breeded at all!
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