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In all my years of fish keeping I have never seen this in my tank. I wasn't even trying because I know that there are a number of specifics that need to be met to breed and I wasn't interested in it. I had been watching and noticed one of my angels being a little stand-offish. Figured this was because I skipped feeding yesterday. They seem a little testy when I skip a day. I thought nothing of it. So about 15 minutes ago I went to do a water change and I saw that there was a white substance on one of my sword leaves. I thought some new fungus was going to put me through some new level of :evil:. Then I noticed they were eggs. Now I don't know if they're fertilized but if there's any change of getting some fry I think it would be a nice thing to try. Though I have no idea what I would do with them. What do I do? I am going to hold off on my WC for now. Green Freshwater aquarium Marine biology Fish Organism


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If the eggs turn white they're not fertilized. Otherwise in a few days the will become wigglers and the parents will guard them. Most likely they will get eaten by the other fish. Mine would get to the free swimming stage and then get eaten by the other fish. I never tried removing them and hatching myself. I just let nature take its course.

You can still do a water change just syphon from the opposite end of the tank so the parents don't get disturbed.
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Yeah, I usually get some that turn white. The parents will eat the bad eggs. Keep us posted. Hopefully you'll see wigglers in a few days.
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My angels always took care of them by eating them but if they're still there after a day or two you can remove them.
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Yes, it happens all the time. I have a female severum that lays eggs all the time. And I had a firemouth who also laid eggs when she was by herself in QT.

How many angels do you have?
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Oh, i just reread the post and it looks like you have four total? Good possibility you have at least one male but only time will tell.
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Females generally get along better than males, and a F/F pair is not uncommon in the absence of a male. With 4 fish you have an 87.5% chance of having a pair, 12.5% chance they are all female.
 
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