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Cynotilapia afra spawn size?

Discussion in 'Old World' started by verbal, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. verbal

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    I have have a trio of Cynotilapia afra cobue. I have stripped the females. One time I got about 6 fry that snuck out out of the fry basket and were eaten. The most recent time I got 5 eggs, that I am trying to tumble. I may not have gotten them all, but it still seems it would be 10-15 fry max.

    The fish are pretty small and the eggs seem pretty big. What are the typical spawn sizes for Cynotilapia afra?
     
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    what size thank you have them in?
    They sounds small, they will produce more and more as they get bigger in size.
    why strip them ?
    Isolate the female in a tank and wait for her to release them, its slow but effective.
    use I use this in the bottom of the tank, once she release you can return her back to the tank
    http://www.petsmart.com/product/zoom/index.jsp?productId=11624560
     

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