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Old 07-07-2013, 09:30 AM   #11
 
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Well they are both definitely females. I went to an aquaintences house who actually has a ram pair just so i could observe their breeding tubes. Both of mine are females. As long as they get along i will let them be, but this person has been raising rams for awhile ( i had no idea! Someone i went to high school with and just realized they r fishkeepers) and said i should pick up and male and then she would take the unbonded female.
That could work. At least you have a "home" for whichever fish turns out to be a problem. Or they may all be fine together. Fish can be individual; I can only suggest the normal, not the possible.
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Old 07-07-2013, 09:56 AM   #12
 
I have had a pair of Bolivian Rams for a couple of years now that were babies when I got them. Now that they are adults, the male has a much larger head than the female is usually more colorful. The interaction is fascinating to watch. They gently peck at each other and the male likes to escort the female around the tank in a very protective manner. The interesting thing is that when I
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Old 07-07-2013, 05:55 PM   #13
 
Mcomp, im thinking you got cut off there.

As of right now my females are larger than any of the males ive seen at the lfs. I really dont want to push anything so i havent quite decided what to do. My friend would give the female a good home. She said she thinking her laying female is about past her prime so she would love to get a new healthy female. I think what she does is put 4-5 females in with 1 unbonded male at a time and let them pair off that way.
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Old 07-07-2013, 07:05 PM   #14
 
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Mcomp, im thinking you got cut off there.

As of right now my females are larger than any of the males ive seen at the lfs. I really dont want to push anything so i havent quite decided what to do. My friend would give the female a good home. She said she thinking her laying female is about past her prime so she would love to get a new healthy female. I think what she does is put 4-5 females in with 1 unbonded male at a time and let them pair off that way.
That's another option, if you can afford to buy several fish, and assuming you have somewhere to put them, unless the tank is huge. Aquarists frequently do angelfish the same way if the intention is to spawn them successfully.
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