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waitara mob
04-03-2012, 04:36 AM
gday all.6months down the track after geting 3males an 5females all over 9cm setting up tank with drift wood,cold water changes an a few tricks at feeding time i still have no babbies ph 7.1-27degress temp--nitritat 20-- any tips or info please would be great,thank you

Alasse
04-03-2012, 04:42 AM
They take 2 yrs to mature.

They are touchy. I had a pair breeding, moved them to a different tank and they havent bred since and that was 8 months ago

You just have to be patient

waitara mob
04-04-2012, 01:17 AM
yeh thanks mate for your responce ,,yeh theese are like 2-3yrs old 9cms -14cms so frustrating at the moment only had them for 90 days or so an proberly hopen that there still not sellteled in properly,,i know theres alot to learn with them thou an anymore tips would be greatfile:///C:/Documents%20and%20Settings/Owner/Desktop/GetAttachment.jpeg

waitara mob
04-10-2012, 01:43 AM
gday any one esle got any tips about this breed please

toddnbecka
04-10-2012, 05:58 AM
They need soft/acidic water to breed. Will grow and live fine in other water conditions, but won't spawn.

Alasse
04-10-2012, 11:49 AM
^^^And even that is no guarantee they will spawn. Mine are in rainwater