10-24-2011, 07:18 PM
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Originally Posted by zof
Typically wild animal behavior, the one that is perceived to be more fit as a mate is selected. No doubt in the future the males will fight to assert dominance over each other but shouldn't be an issue, also one reason the other fish was selected over the last mate might have been the loss of the fry, its probably best you leave at least a dozen fry with the parents a couple of times to help keep the pair strong.
I left some before but I think the stress of me getting most of the fry out doomed the remaining ones. I will let nature take its course on this one. I have about 20 fry still alive in my 10gal so there is no need to add more to the mix at the moment.