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Okey dokey

i got a large pair of these guys couple days ago to breed feeders , male around 20cm and fem around 15cm , dropped in a 3x2x18 with half a terracotta pot , temp @ 27 and ph 7.2

now today they have gone off their tucker and not even interested in feeders .

i can see any tube down on the female but the male is hearding her towards the half pot

Q- are these guys getting ready to donald duck ?

Q- if they lay eggs do i remove to another tank ?

have no bloody idea as americans aint my thing

cheers , jason

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Girlies will stop eating just before they do the deed.

Nah just leave them to do their thing. They will raise they fry really well with practice & will let them get to a good size before wanting to breed & start eating them all.

Good fish to have for feeders, they have huge batches.

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UPDATE

her tube is down and the big boy is trying to gently nudge her towards the half pot .one min he is trying to lip lock and she not interested , then she trys to lip lock and he shys away

lots of gill flairing , and they bot have a lot more red on their fins

BLOODY AMERICANS !!!!!!!!!!!!

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