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I put them close by for a few days and they showed signs of wanting to breed...the male didn't build a nest till i put in a piece of almond leaf..when i put in the girl they bred..but unfortunately he ate back alot of the eggs..sighs...so i had to seperate them both...and leave the remaining the eggs all by themselves..

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congrats on the fry. Looks like at least 16, have you done a starting headcount?
 

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congrats on the fry. Looks like at least 16, have you done a starting headcount?
Hey :), well they started swiming horizontally now...and i think i see just over 20...would be more if the dad didn't eat some of the eggs..
 

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Gorgeous parents!
and congrats on the babies.. love the pictures :)
 

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My spawn is only 28-30 and they're a handfull.
On the off chance all are male and all survive to adulthood you might be thankful you only got about 20 xD
 

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The male might have only eaten the defective, or unfertilized eggs, you never know. Congratulations!
 

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My spawn is only 28-30 and they're a handfull.
On the off chance all are male and all survive to adulthood you might be thankful you only got about 20 xD
yea they can be a handfull, what are you feeding them ?..i started feeding brine shrimp this morning..sadly i found a few dead fry...hmm..this batch is so small..i hope some make it.
 

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The male might have only eaten the defective, or unfertilized eggs, you never know. Congratulations!
thanx! i think he jus wanted to eat the eggs..because he nearly ate all...his belly got so large...2nd HM male in a row to be a egg eater...so sad..then to top this off i found a few dead fry this morning
 

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hey guys sorry i havent been posting alot..been busy..anyways i took some pics a while ago..I did a head count and i counted 25 babies, that were healthy and eating bbs


 
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