- Fish Breeding
|Herky ||10-20-2009 12:59 PM |
Eggs! What to do...
So I woke up today and lo and behold there are clusters of eggs on the side of my tank. As soon as I started looking closely at them, one of my angels came over and ate them all. I was a little disappointed, but I went to school and I came back and now I see two more in the same place. My corys have been going wild all day, and I believe after watching them that they are cory eggs. Is there any way I can protect them from my angels or are they pretty much just going to serve as treats?
Man, I feel so sorry for the corys...I've watched them come over and lay eggs about 3 or 4 times now, and as soon as they do the angels fight over eating them.
|bearwithfish ||10-20-2009 02:46 PM |
you could make a divider to keep the big fish away. you may even want to keep the parents in there for a bit.. do a little reading on the breeding habits of cory's to be sure but a divider will certainly help
|ferszty ||10-21-2009 01:36 AM |
maybe put the cory's in a breeding tank or put the angels in another tank until they hatch.
|Rohland ||10-21-2009 10:47 AM |
you could gently roll the eggs off the glass, and put them into something like a pickle jar with an airstone and float it in your tank so it keeps the same water temperature.
|bearwithfish ||10-22-2009 12:25 PM |
Rohland, i love the idea!!! could this be done with fish that make bubble nests??
|Herky ||10-22-2009 11:17 PM |
It's too late, they all got eaten.
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