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Breeding setups

  1. ApistoJoe
    ApistoJoe
    So I'll get another discussion going on everyones various setups for breeding. Please share any success you have had and the plan that went behind it :)
  2. ApistoJoe
    ApistoJoe
    I know for the dwarf cichlids there so many and they all originate from different water conditions but you all have seen my recent apisto breeding success. Which had a lot to do with quality fish in my opinion not so much on water parameters also it will be interesting to see if the dither fish had a major impact since I removed them and will try to spawn them again.
  3. ApistoJoe
    ApistoJoe
    My setup was a 20 long with a 2213 Ehiem and 100w pennplax. I used super fine natural Florida sand for sub and with plenty of oak twigs and leaves. My water parameters during actual spawning was at GH-10 KH-6 TDS 220-190 temp 76

    I performed 20% WC's once a week with pure RO since I was feeding with BBS the added salt would increase TDS and KH so hence the need for pure RO water

    I did 0 sub siphon or glass cleaning as to not disturb the female and fry. I just maintained that WC schedule to keep it clean as possible. Another note as for not doing a sub siphon is to of course prevent fry from being sucked up but also to not remove microorganisms naturally occurring in the tank.
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