10-13-2011, 07:06 PM
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Originally Posted by zof
Congrats, in a community tank you will definitely want to remove the fry as soon as they are free swimming, chances are he got pissed because they had picked that spot for the eggs and cleaned it. Watch for pits the male runs around and digs this is where they will move the wrigglers once they hatch. Also don't be surprised if parents get scare and just decide to eat the eggs/wrigglers until they get the hang of it.
I removed the fry yesterday. Not a EZ thing to do. First I tried to use my gravel vac and didn't get many. Then I got a turkey baster and that worked better. I left about 20 in the tank.