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post #11 of 13 Old 11-23-2012, 10:47 PM
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Congrats! I'd like to offer some advice - make sure you have a backup plan for the dad. After about 10 days to 2 weeks, the mother will beat him off viciously to protect the fry. Mine protected the fry together for about that long and then mom turned on dad. I had to divide the tank to protect him and let his tail heal. I read up on it, and it is quite common.
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post #12 of 13 Old 11-24-2012, 06:10 AM
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That's great ! Are you going to feed baby brine shrimp ?

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post #13 of 13 Old 11-24-2012, 09:35 AM Thread Starter
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I should have purchase either 2 males or 2 females. I'll think on it and decide which one to remove. I seen the female excavate the gravel in the coconut shell so she may be the one I pick. I have to leave the fry to their own devices and remove the survivors and give them to the lfs when they are big enough. I won't be feeding them directly but they can get their food from the sinking wafers I put in for the cories.
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