Originally Posted by inareverie85
Some people will pull the female after she has released only some of her eggs to keep their spawn size smaller and more manageable. I've never done this before, myself, but I don't think it carries any health risks to the girl.
i'd think that would be counterintuitive...if you get 10-20 amazing fry from a spawn of 200, you'd be cutting in a more or less correlating ratio, and maybe get only a few. you could, conceivably, end up with nothing but deforms and ten-cent fish.