My BLogs Right Breeding report for Hypancistrus zebra by gizulon

Down Basics
Overview The first spawn was on Tuesday 10th of September 2019. The breeding group consisted of 1 male and 1 female. Additionally, there were 7 unknown individuals present. The smallest male was at least 8mm SL and the smallest female was at least 8mm SL. The youngest adult was approximately 2 months old. The individuals were obtained from WC.
1.Tetra Discus (dry / prepared) daily
Down Water Parameters (at time of spawning)
pH 6.80 to 7.20
Conductivity 200µs to 400µs
Temperature 28.0°C to 29.0°C
Current Air (vertical)
Other Water Params 40% water change each week
Down Aquarium
Dimensions The aquarium dimensions were 400mm x 400mm x 400mm (15.7" x 15.7" x 15.8") all Length x Width x Height.
Furniture 2 caves from aquafeshshop
Filtration HMF and a atman AT-104
Lighting White led 8 hours a day
Heating 150W
Down Breeding
Behaviour The first spawning occurred 3 days following a normal weekly water change, using water of the same temperature 4 eggs out of the males cave and 4 in the cave with male
Eggs There were 8 yellow eggs laid which were 0.0mm in diameter.
Time to hatch 8 days
Number: 8
Free swimming: 8 days
Segregation Placed the cave with the male in a breeding box and the 4 runners with air stone and couple of shrimps to clean the box :)
Fry sizes 7 days: 7mm
14 days: 11mm
21 days: 15mm
7 days
21 days
Juvenile sizes 1 month: 20mm
3 months: 30mm
6 months: 35mm
1 month
3 months
6 months
Fry and juvenile feeding Crushed tetra bits first weeks and than as adults tetra bits algea waffers tubifex frozen and live