Let's try this again Day 1 Sturisomatichthys spawn

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A 2nd. spawn in progress
2nd. spawn 6-22-23
2nd. spawn 6-22-23
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Removed eggs from 6-21 and 6-22-23 spawns
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My smallest spawn on the airlift tube
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And a huge one on the back glass
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Found several light colored juvies, would these be considered leucistic.
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Dang they are busy! Congratulations! Are you swimming in fry? Or are they like most other whiptails where slowly you lose them until you end with about 10% survival?

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bekateen wrote: 04 Jul 2023, 19:50 Dang they are busy! Congratulations! Are you swimming in fry? Or are they like most other whiptails where slowly you lose them until you end with about 10% survival?

Cheers, Eric
No I'm swimming in them I would say I've gotten my survival rate to 90 percent and have released 20 juvies back into the tank
youngest spawn
youngest spawn
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I've got three breeder boxes going and I have a L454 spawn in with the sturio.

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It's 10am est. THURSDAY and no eggs
no eggs
no eggs
hoping this little one don't have a plan
hoping this little one don't have a plan
maybe there really is Christmas in July.

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Their back
7-11-23 spawn
7-11-23 spawn
7-11-23 spawn
7-11-23 spawn
after a 1 week break.

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https://youtube.com/shorts/cNZ3kr4145A?feature=share
feeding frenzy.
They love my cooking.

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Its Tuesday and we got a spawn going on, this is one of the smaller females from my younger group.
female is the top fish
female is the top fish
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Dang are they busy! :-)

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Uh O a female cleaning the spawning site
female cleaning spawning site
female cleaning spawning site
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Dang, this is like an almost daily event! How fun is that?!?

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Their switching it up this week
female is top fish
female is top fish
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I will try to get video as soon as they start putting down eggs

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Their back
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Congratulations!
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Re: Let's try this again Day 1 Sturisomatichthys spawn

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Pulled eggs on Monday and their starting to hatch, this is
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their first spawn since I moved their tank seems it took them awhile to get back in the swing of things.

Jeanne
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