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Christople 01-10-2011 09:56 PM

German Blue Ram Pair ?
Hi I have a couple of gbr and I was wondering how to tell if they are picking their spawning place... The male always pecks away at the rock where they hang out. Hey also pecks away at other places. There is also a pit in one of the front corners of the tank... and I have no idea how it got there. I think they have already paired off but who knows. Is this common behavior for choosing a spawning point?

Christople 01-11-2011 09:07 PM

never mind they just laid eggs

Ostara 01-11-2011 10:19 PM

Yep, that's what they do. They dig a little pit and then peck at it to clean it off, then start spawning. Good luck with them! :-P

aunt kymmie 01-11-2011 11:46 PM


Originally Posted by Christople (Post 557276)
never mind they just laid eggs

How exciting!! I wish you much success!! :-) Pictures??? please...;-)

tropicalfishland 01-12-2011 03:35 AM

i would love to see some pictures too if u can post it up

Christople 01-12-2011 11:56 AM

I'll try to today but my camera does not take the best photos through glass

Christople 01-12-2011 06:28 PM

I am sorry to say but I can't see the eggs so I think the are lost... Maybe next time they spawn

trit0n2003 01-13-2011 04:36 AM

they most likely ate their eggs. If they are a young breeding pair they will do that, i had the same experience.

Christople 01-13-2011 06:08 PM

yah it was their first spawn

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