07-29-2009, 03:52 PM
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That's the odd thing, all of them have shown mating behavior. It starts and stops...they act like it for a few days...and then go a week or so without it. Haven't seen any eggs or fry, but the courtship is occurring off and on. I'm waiting for definite pairs as I have a setup waiting for them to breed, lfs said they would buy them off me so I'm waiting for it...but no obvious pairing yet.
As far as the angels eating other fish (this is kinda sadistic on my part but...bear with me) we had a batch of baby mollies we couldn't get rid of...friends wouldn't take them, lfs had too many..so I decided to see what would happen if I put them in with the angels. I dropped the first one in and I heard a splash from the fish..thought I had just startled them...baby mollie...nowhere to be seen. I put a second one in, this time dunked him down in the net as I had thought I dropped the first one or something...little bugger swam out and BAM! Instantly my biggest angel gulped it down...whole...swallowed. It was kinda impressive that they hunted them down that fast. The first one was gone as soon as it hit the water, and the second as soon as it left the net. Crazy. I know people on here don't like the idea of feeding live foods, chance of disease and cruelty involved and all but thought I would share. I haven't done it before or since...made me feel a little bad for the little mollies.