Got Eggs !!

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    Eggs were laid late last night on a piece of driftwood. :banana:

    Should one cut down on feeding during this time? They did not seem very interested.
     
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    LOL Congrats Mr. ivansa!!! :chee
     
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    Eggs are no more!!

    Have lots of reading to do.

    Male started eating the eggs as soon as I switched the light on this evening.
     
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    This is great and congrat's   :yes but don't lose hope, even though you want to reach in the tank with a pointed finger saying   :nono   :nono   :nono .... lol. they will get it right.
    Keep a record of their spawning cycle and what your water prams were when they laid, will come in handy later on.
     
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    Hoping for a 3rd time lucky...

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    Congrats man!!!
     
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    Try leaving a small dull light on overnight so that they can see the eggs. I believe that they loose contact with the eggs or fry in the dark and forget ( ? ) that they spawned and eat what they see. Also they do not require feeding during this period.
     
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    Thanks Gerry.

    I have a dull light now running 24/7 :)

    Should be out by Wendesday 2pm if all goes well.
    Its hard not to do the feeding thing, :)
     
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    Wow ....bring out the cigars. :yes
    If you feel a need to feed, then small amounts will be ok, preferably dry food. (From Prof Dirk or Tetra bits)
     
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    Your pair are a stunning colour - I thought mine were good but you make me jealous. Where of from whom did you get them from? I have had a hard time finding good quality and trhe colours that I want at the LFS. Trying to find the right supplier ( although my wife will complain - as we have pretty full tanks at the moment.
     

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