How to deal w/spawning aggression?

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Ichy
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How to deal w/spawning aggression?

Post by Ichy » Mon Feb 19, 2007 7:43 pm

Please can anyone help? I'm havnig some problems with my pair of chocolate cihclids. The male has become too forceful for the female . I have a post in the SA section about what is happenin. Basically the female looks ready to spawn but the male doesnt seem to want to wait for her to pick a post. The pair are divided right now , but I want to get them together to get a spawn . Any ideas?

thanks!

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Post by Dan Woodland » Mon Feb 19, 2007 9:28 pm

If the pair are very different in size use the incomplete divider method. That way the female can freely move from one side to another.

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Post by MatsP » Tue Feb 20, 2007 5:47 am

It's considered poor etiquette to post the same subject in two places...

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