So shortly after the 2 store bought females died, my main bathroom pipe busted forcing me to move out for a whole month while repairs were being made. I had to move the fish to the kitchen and was only able to see them 3 times a week. During that time frame my pleco got hungry and sucked the guts out of one of my male albis and he died a week after I moved back into the house. The female that always followed him around got sad(I'm not kidding, they always swam together and never left each others side). She seemed depressed and died shortly after as well, which left me with 2 males and 2 female.
Not too long after I moved back, one of the pairs started spawning. I didn;t pay too much attention since they didn't hold to term the first time.
2 days later he was still holding to term so I started keeping track of the days he has been brooding. I caught him on day 10 and left him in a breeding net.