Lophiobagrus cyclurus spawn!

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Lophiobagrus cyclurus spawn!

Post by Don Danko » Tue Jun 07, 2016 7:02 pm

My pair of L. cyclurus surprised me with a batch of about 40 fry!
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Re: Lophiobagrus cyclurus spawn!

Post by Don Danko » Thu Jun 09, 2016 8:37 am

Here is a pic of some of the Lophiobagrus cyclurus fry.
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Re: Lophiobagrus cyclurus spawn!

Post by Don Danko » Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:00 am

The fry are now set up in their own 15 gallon tank with some small Cichlids to keep them settled in. The cyclurus seem to be eating as their bellies are full. Hope I can get them through this critical phase...
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Re: Lophiobagrus cyclurus spawn!

Post by Don Danko » Tue Jun 28, 2016 11:01 am

Some 19 days later, the fry are doing very well. I don't think I've lost one... They're about 3/8" long now. They've darkened up and are now pretty much jet black. Still schooling around together.
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Re: Lophiobagrus cyclurus spawn!

Post by Don Danko » Tue Jul 26, 2016 12:52 pm

Still alive and kicking. Growing well. I think I'll be turning some in for BAP next week.

And, the pair spawned again last week!!
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Post by Don Danko » Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:34 am

I turned in cyclurus fry for Catfish BAP points last night at the August meeting. Denis Rozmus snatched them up!!
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Re: Lophiobagrus cyclurus spawn!

Post by Don Danko » Mon Aug 29, 2016 4:44 pm

The cyclurus are nice sized now. Nice to see them swarm around. I'll try to post pics soon.
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Re: Lophiobagrus cyclurus spawn!

Post by DAVE AYRES » Sun Sep 04, 2016 3:23 pm

Hey Don, what are you feeding the fry? Did you leave them with the parents or raise them separately.

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Re: Lophiobagrus cyclurus spawn!

Post by Don Danko » Sun Sep 04, 2016 6:28 pm

Dave,
I feed a number of freeze dried foods, like brine shrimp and bloodworms. I raised them in a tank of their own.
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