The Inca Stone Fish - Tahuantinsuyoa macantzatza

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The Inca Stone Fish - Tahuantinsuyoa macantzatza

Post by Jim Cumming » Tue Jul 23, 2013 9:55 pm

I have a pair of Inca Stone fish that have been showing off lately. They are an interesting species in that they lay their eggs on a portable surface, like a leaf or a thin piece of slate, that they proceed to drag around to keep the eggs out of harms way. When the eggs hatch, both parents mouth-brood the young. This is a very similar strategy to the Bujurquina genus. Here are a couple of pictures of the pair.
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Post by carlt54 » Wed Sep 18, 2013 12:00 pm

Very nice looking fish.I have been thinking of getting some. How big do they get and what is their temperment like?
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Post by Philippe Burnel » Wed Sep 18, 2013 12:17 pm

paar cleaning a leaf :

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female holding

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