My BLogs Right Breeding report for Sturisomatichthys festivus by MarcW

Down Basics
Overview The first spawn was on Sunday 1st of September 2019. The breeding group consisted of 1 male and 1 female. Additionally, there were 1 unknown individual present. The smallest male was at least 100mm SL and the smallest female was at least 100mm SL. The youngest adult was approximately 18 months old. The individuals were obtained from CSG Convention - Timo.
1.Bloodworm (frozen) occasionally
2.Freeze dried blackworms (dry / prepared) few times a week
3.Repashy Igapo Explorer (dry / prepared) few times a week
Down Water Parameters (at time of spawning)
pH 6.50 to 7.00
Conductivity 100µs to 200µs
Temperature 28.0°C to 30.0°C
Current Medium(air)
Other Water Params Recently started adding more tap water to my RO mix which brought the pH and hardness up in the past few weeks.
Down Aquarium
Dimensions The aquarium dimensions were 914mm x 457mm x 305mm (36" x 18" x 12") all Length x Width x Height.
Furniture Sand substrate, few pieces of manzanita wood, some clay caves, and a couple anubias nana.
Filtration Poret mattenfilter and 4 inch poret cube filter.
Lighting Led strip lights, not very bright.
Heating Room is heated, and this is at the top of the rack, temperature stays around 28-30c.
Down Breeding
Behaviour Pair seen on end pane of glass in the flow from the filter. Female appeared to stretch her pectoral fins and shake, signalling the male to position above her, his ventral fins appeared to guide sperm into her mouth. 1-3 seconds later a group of 3 to 6 eggs would be laid on the glass, a few fell to the base of the aquarium. No previous breeding behaviour observed.
Eggs There were 41 clear eggs laid which were 2.0mm in diameter.
Segregation Left parents with eggs planning to collect fallen eggs once spawning finished and put in a breeder box.
Fry sizes 7 days: 0mm
14 days: 0mm
21 days: 0mm
Juvenile sizes 1 month: 0mm
3 months: 0mm
6 months: 0mm
Fry and juvenile feeding As adults.