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Old 06-25-2012, 08:29 AM   #1
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Stripping fry?

Now, I do not have mouth breeding cichlids of my own, but I am curious and am trying to learn more about these guys.

I've heard of "stripping fry" several times, but never heard the process actually described. How do you go about stripping fry from a holding cichlid?
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Old 06-25-2012, 01:27 PM   #2
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youtube it, just put in stripping african cichlid in the search.
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Old 06-25-2012, 04:39 PM   #3
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Stripping is done as it will increase your yield of fry, and mainly done by those who wish to sell large amounts or those that have females that won't hold full term.
There are several methods to stripping a female, including one which uses a turkey baster.

The best and most natural thing IMO is to separate the holding female to a seperate tank and let her do her job, although she may not hold full term first time, it is learned. If you strip they may never hold full term on their own.
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