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Old 12-05-2011, 05:36 PM   #131 
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lol!! Thanks!
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Old 12-05-2011, 06:22 PM   #132 
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Originally Posted by bettalover2033 View Post
Yes the last line that said:

"this thread is just beating a dead horse"
Oh that! haha It's an old saying, best way to describe it is with a online search:

Flogging a dead horse (alternatively beating a dead horse in some parts of the Anglophone world) is an idiom that means a particular request or line of conversation is already foreclosed or otherwise resolved, and any attempt to continue it is futile; or that to continue in any endeavour (physical, mental, etc.) is a waste of time as the outcome is already decided.
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Old 12-06-2011, 10:03 AM   #133 
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Yeah I've stopped posting breeding logs but it's for me to decide how and when to breed certain fish, and aim for what I want to aim to. It doesn't matter if I "do something wrong" in eyes of others, everyone does their own thing their own way - whichever way they feel is best.

If I have to cull, I try culling them when they start showing certain signs of problems. Such as one fry had a bent spine, and couldn't swim very well. She/he just got fed to an aggressive fish.... I'm actually finding it harder to find a good male who'll 1. breed and 2. take care of the fry and 3. produce good fry.

How does power feeding work?? I've seen 3 month old fish look like 6 month old fish, colorful and all, but most spawns from home breeders I've seen are just getting colors, or still have stripes.
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Old 12-06-2011, 10:41 AM   #134 
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Breeding have 3 main rule to follow by
Water quality
Will there more
Temp/light also play a role to
Feed them fatty food with high protein.(wormy food)
Temp around 78-80 so the fry stay active
12-14 of light
the down fall is that the fin won't b as long.
Build a fatty line under anal fin.
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Old 12-08-2011, 10:51 AM   #135 
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Only problem I find is my male won't breed he prefers swimming with the female (all 3 tried females were completely vertical with submission stripes, fat with eggs etc) so I don't have to worry about culling yet lol.
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