L002 breeding project - Trapping after 3 days?!

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L002 breeding project - Trapping after 3 days?!

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I bit the bullet and got a group of 5 of the fish listed as L002 Tuesday night. [url]viewtopic.php?f=5&t=50034[url]. I think they are indeed L002 but they have some interesting patterns so I don't mind them "just" being L002. The importer said the group was heavy on females and said there's probably 2 males and 3 females in the group but it might be 1 male 4 females.

I made some caves out of oak and one of them immediately claimed one with a 7/8" opening. Today I checked the tank before lights out and it looks like I already have a trapping @-) ! Is that possible? The fish are pretty plump but none of them have any noticeable amount of odontodes and it's so early! I hope the cave is big enough for them to get the job done.
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Re: L002 breeding project - Trapping after 3 days?!

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I suppose it's possible, but it's also possible they are just hiding in the caves because of new surroundings. If they are really trapping, then the male will be vibrating his body and bouncing up and down a bit trying to coax the female to spawn.

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Re: L002 breeding project - Trapping after 3 days?!

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Checked again today and I think I may have been a bit overzealous.
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