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What's Breeding?

Discussion in 'New World' started by dogofwar, Jun 18, 2017.

  1. dogofwar

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    The warm temps in my garage fishroom have spurred a bunch of spawns:
    • Cichlasoma sp, "Zanja Honda"
    • Cichlasoma sp. "La Palma"
    • Amatitlania septemfasciata "Rio San Juan, Costa Rica"
    • Amatitlania kanna "Rio Banano, Costa Rica"
    • Amatitlania sp. "Honduran Red Point" (Danli, Honduras)
    • Amatitlania nigrofasciata "Marble Cons"
    • Amatitlania siquia "Rio Cubayo, Costa Rica"
    • Amatitlania siquia "Rio Animas, Costa Rica"
    • Neetroplus nematopus "Lago Nicaragua"
    Hoping to add a couple more to the list this week :)

    What New World fish are breeding for you?

    Matt
     
  2. jonclark96

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    My mesoheros atromactulatum spawned again this week and just like the last 4 times, all the eggs were gone the next morning...:mad:
     
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    Can you try artificially hatching?

     
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    Dicrossus maculatus, but the little b*stards keep eating their eggs.

    Also, repeated spawns (and a good number of grow-outs) from my C. venezuelanus... not cichlids, but still new world :p.
     
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    I've never had much success with pulling eggs. They have always fungused. Maybe next time I'll give it a shot.
     
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    I add methylene blue. it helps keep any fungus from spreading.
     
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    Got a bunch spawning including
    • Blue Dolphins
    • Red Top Lwandas
    • Pundamilla nyereri python island
    • Irridescent Dragon Bloods
    • Super Red Empress
    • Yellow Blaze
    I sure I forget a few
     
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  8. mchambers

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    For corydoras eggs, I add an alder cone and a small ramshorn snail, and hatch the eggs in a shallow pan. Sometimes works, but not always.

    I used to use Methylene blue, but found far too messy. Hydrogen peroxide is another option.
     
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    I also use the alder cones. Natural anti-fungicide. Won't work if the male doesn't fertilize the eggs though!

    Matt

    PS Australoheros cf. scitulus "Rio Queguay" were breeding when I arrived home. Don't think anyone else is keeping these guys let alone breeding them. They're in a community so if there are wigglers, I'll pull some and try to raise them...

    [​IMG]
     
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    I steeped my last batch of Cory eggs in rooibos tea and had no fungus whatsoever.
     
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    Interesting!
     
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    I've got Corydoras sp. C123 and schultzei eggs I found on Saturday, but I don't think warmer temperatures had anything to do with it. I've got a Cryptoheros myrnae pair that is digging and chasing the other fish, but I haven't see eggs or wrigglers yet.
     
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    The myrnae are quite secretive. You'll probably just see a cloud of fry :)

     
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    They've put the pit behind some driftwood, so it's entirely possible there are wrigglers already.
     
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    I just learned some pretty awesome stuff from this thread.
     
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    Glad to hear that your getting some action. i still have my pair and 5 F-1s.
     
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    My Aequidens patricki have been spawning about every three weeks for a few months now. I don't pull any fry. The parents take turns guarding for about 1.5 weeks, before the tankmates tire of the reduced space and move in...
     
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    My Corydoras Duplicareus are at it again. So are my newly acquired Christmas Fulu.
     
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    My rainbow cichlids are breeding. Guess I won't be installing a corner mattenfilter in that tank this week!
    rainbow cichlids guarding fry.JPG
     
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    Like this? Guess they were hiding eggs and wrigglers!
     
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