05-29-2009, 10:08 PM
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Originally Posted by travicki
just happened to catch my otos spawning again, so i saved some of the leaves the eggs were on and, as far as i can tell, i will have around 12 babies!!! 3 of the eggs were not viable :( If all goes well, they will grow and live well with their brothers and sisters that were born last year. it's amazing watching these little ones grow. i was wondering, however, if anyone knows whether or not there would be any problem with inbreeding among fish?
Could you share your tank information (temperature, pH, type of plants, etc) to encourage the rest of us?
I have two different species of Oto (not sure which though, I've searched for pictures and can't find any I can say for sure are what I have) in two seperate aquariums. One of mine is gravid and two (I'm assuming males) chase her around a lot, so I'm hopeful. I look at the plant leaves everyday to search for eggs, but nothing yet.