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    Awesome! Congrats to the proud daddy! They really are nice fish. Good thing you had that extra tank but now where to put all the fry? LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Hobbs View Post
    Awesome! Congrats to the proud daddy! They really are nice fish. Good thing you had that extra tank but now where to put all the fry? LOL
    Thanks LH.

    I have a few empty tanks in my basement I could use including a 29g and a 55g. The 29g would probably make a great fry growout tank. Hmm...

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    50 fry? you are going to be in that 55 in no time! lol. Congrats KF. Now make my discus spawn again!

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    I just checked the filters and found about 10 fry in them so after getting them back into the tank I added pieces of Aquaclear sponges to the intakes.

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    Update: There are now about 8 fry left in the tank. Those that remain are growing well and are very active. The parents are still doing a good job with them.

    I managed to ger a couple slightly better pics with my cheap camera:

    The parents





    A couple of the fry in the plants:





    I read that Salvinis provide their fry with food for the first month so I am leaving them together for at least that long. If anything, it will be good practice for them when the next batch arrives.
    Last edited by KingFisher; 05-12-2013 at 02:22 PM.

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    Awesome. They look like they're doing great and you know how a reasonable number to deal with.

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    What are you feeding them? They are growing so fast! Soon they will move out and never call.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aeonflame View Post
    They are growing so fast! Soon they will move out and never call.
    But if you get them cell phones they will text.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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    Aeonflame: They are growing so fast! Soon they will move out and never call.
    Quote Originally Posted by Honey Badger 1 View Post
    But if you get them cell phones they will text.
    And ask for money or help with laundry.


    Congrats BTW. what pretty fish. It will be fun to watch them grow out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post

    And ask for money or help with laundry.

    Hmm.. mine just ask me to cook for them.
    When I go fishing I just throw sharp rocks in the water and wait for the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
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    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
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