Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

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Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by jac » Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:33 am

Yesterday I found the first eggs from my Ancistrus sp. L255 group :d

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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by bigshawn » Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:54 am

Congrats

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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by bekateen » Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:58 am

Spectacular! :-BD ^:)^ :YMAPPLAUSE:
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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by stuby » Mon Oct 21, 2019 12:57 pm

Congratulations Jac! Keep up the good work!

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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by cavefish » Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:27 pm

Time to update that Breeding Report section on the species page! Very nice job Jac!

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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by Jools » Mon Oct 21, 2019 6:49 pm

cavefish wrote:
Mon Oct 21, 2019 4:27 pm
Time to update that Breeding Report section on the species page! Very nice job Jac!

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Indeed, I'll add something to the database too.


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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by Reindas » Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:53 am

That's wonderful!

For me that causes the best feeling in keeping fish (or any other pet) when they reward all the work we do to keep them how they like it by giving us babies. Even if raising babies can cause headaches.
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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by Baardman » Thu Oct 24, 2019 7:05 am

Congrats!!!

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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by jac » Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:14 am

Thanks all! The male kicked the eggs out after 24 hours. Sadly I lost all the eggs due to fungus. By a miracle one premature hatched larvae actually survived and is doing very well at the moment :d I'm not risking anything with this fry so no pictures at this moment but I will try something later this week as the yolk sack is almost gone :icon-wink:
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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by jac » Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:28 am

The single fry is doing great! :-BD

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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by jac » Sun Nov 03, 2019 6:17 pm

I took the first pictures today :icon-wink:

12 Day's old.
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Post by bekateen » Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:35 pm

:-BD
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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by Jools » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:41 pm

We may need to name it.

I vote for Han Solo.

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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by jac » Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:38 am

The fry didn't like the stress of taking pictures and I started to think I had lost it... It wasn't eating and kept going up to the surface, pinching it's fins. Then I had a spawn of Sturisoma and added all the fry I could find to the same fryring as the L255 juvenile. It helped tremendously and the L255 juvenile started to feed and hide like it should.



And today, at almost 4 weeks old, it's doing great! Showing nice white spots :d



And even better news is that the adults have spawned again \:d/ So I get another chance at raising a few more youngsters if all goes well.

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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by Jools » Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:53 am

Great move with the Sturisoma fry and really interesting to see that tactic worked.

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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by jac » Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:00 am

Jools wrote:
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Great move with the Sturisoma fry and really interesting to see that tactic worked.

Jools
It was a first for me too. I needed to let the single fry feel safe and I know from raising Sturisoma fry that they learn to feed from other siblings. So it was just worth a shot and it worked :-BD
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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by jac » Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:42 pm

The eggs at three days old.
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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by jac » Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:45 pm

Hatching day for the L255 eggs this morning :d

Note that the fry already show some colour even prior to hatching. Something I have noticed while breeding ranunculus type species.
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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by bekateen » Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:46 pm

Better luck this tim, Jac. Keep up the great success!

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Re: Ancistrus sp. L255 spawned!!

Post by jac » Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:49 pm

Some video of the eggs and fry b-)



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