My BLogs Right Breeding report for Hypancistrus zebra by rroomm11

Down Basics
Overview The first spawn was on Saturday 29th of December 2012. The breeding group consisted of 1 male and 3 females. Additionally, there were 6 unknown individuals present. The smallest male was at least 80mm SL and the smallest female was at least 75mm SL. The youngest adult was approximately 48 months old. The individuals were obtained from Germany+Helsingin Aquariokeskus.
1.Hikari Sinking Wafers (dry / prepared) daily
2.Sinking Shrimp Pellets (dry / prepared) few times a week
Down Water Parameters (at time of spawning)
pH 7.10 to 7.20
Conductivity 200µs to 300µs
Temperature 29.0°C to 29.5°C
Current Strong
Down Aquarium
Dimensions The aquarium dimensions were 1000mm x 400mm x 450mm (39.4" x 15.7" x 17.7") all Length x Width x Height.
Furniture Slate and ceramic caves
Filtration Eheim PRO3 2075 Internal JBL powerhead with sponge filter
Lighting T5 2x39W
Heating 1- JBL-200w
Down Breeding
Behaviour End of october and During november (during rain season in Estonia)2-3 times per week water changes with RO water.
Eggs There were 6 eggs laid which were 3.0mm in diameter.
Segregation There a two spawnings. First in 13.dec.2012- Laid only 1 egg who is allready swimming today. Second spawn occured when first fry is still in cave (29.dec.2012) and there about 6-7 eggs. Picture of juvenil is taken in year ago spawning.
Juvenile sizes 1 month: 15mm
3 months: 0mm
6 months: 0mm
1 month