I haven't really seen a correlation with the stripes. I've been tracking when she does it and it just seems random, but she does it less now.
So I made the decision to move the rasboras over to the 35 yesterday, since it had been 8 weeks and the tail of the one was showing good progress.
They're doing excellent, they immediately made themselves at home and today everyone's been spawning all over the place. It's weird seeing so much movement in the tank again!
Now to decide if I'm going to get more loaches