"tarantsy" spawn

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"tarantsy" spawn

Post by duanestuermer » Wed Jun 10, 2015 3:58 pm

The Ptychochromis "tarantsy" spawned a few days ago in a community tank.
For fear of losing the entire spawn to tankmates, I pulled out the most egg covered rock and put it in a breeder box for artificial hatching.
immediately after it was removed the other tank inhabitants swooped in and polished off the remaining eggs
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wrigglers started appearing yesterday
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today they have started to assemble in piles near the water flow in the box making it a bit easier to get a pic
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Re: "tarantsy" spawn

Post by duanestuermer » Thu Jun 11, 2015 7:30 am

Today the wrigglers have all gathered under the effluent of water trickling into the breeder box.
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Re: "tarantsy" spawn

Post by Lisachromis » Thu Jun 11, 2015 3:28 pm

:D :D :D :D :D

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Re: "tarantsy" spawn

Post by duanestuermer » Sun Jun 14, 2015 7:19 pm

tarantsy fry became free swimmers today, feeding green water so far, as they are very small.
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Re: "tarantsy" spawn

Post by duanestuermer » Mon Jul 13, 2015 4:40 pm

Finally after over a month, the fry are beginning to resemble cichlids
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