I'm almost ready to begin my spawn, been conditioning my pair for a couple weeks, set the tank up a couple days ago. My only remaining questions are:
1: What amount of lighting to use. Right now i have a pretty intense (very hot) light on the tank.
I can switch to a more normal house light, i have a red bulb, i have blacklight, i could just let it have room light.
I thought i heard somewhere to keep it relatively dark for the courtship and spawn, but i have no idea where i read that and can't find anything the mentions light now.
A. How much light for courtship?
B. how much for mating?
C. how much for after and fry development?
2: I plan on throwing an Oak leaf in there, but i also have some water i crushed some leaves in that has been seeping for a few days if i would actually need to tint the water.
What level of tannin should i use?