I have read that it is fairly common for it to take several spawns before Angel parents get it right. It was best to move them to their own tank as this removes the community threat and parents defending the eggs.
Unfortunately, I don't have any other information that might prevent your male from eating the eggs. You'll just have to see if he gets it right.
Mine seem to have a problem when the wigglers are about to become swimmers as they kept redepositing them on the (plastic) leaf where they were laid...unfortunately, not all of the wigglers made it back and the process disturbs others that were barely hanging on.
I rescued some from the first spawn, but sadly all were lost from the second spawn.
Originally Posted by dude65
Hi i am new to this website. I am trying to breed angelfish with no luck. I have a pair in their own 33gal tank. They have been a pair for a few months. Well they been thru the breeding process about 4 times and the male keeps eating the eggs. The male would eat the eggs as soon as the female starts laying them.
They were first in a community tank and thats when i notice them laying eggs first. I thought that was the issue.then i move them to their own tank.
Any one have any idea on what i should do? I have six angel fish total.
Any advice would be great