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  1. Default Would a fish net breeder work with lemon tetra eggs?


    0 Not allowed!
    I'm going to do my monthly online fertilizer/food/whatever order and was thinking could I get something like this. http://www.petmountain.com/product/f...t-breeder.html

    Stuff like java moss and eggs in it and hatch my lemon tetra eggs? they spawn so much I really wanna raise some to add to the school. The other option is a Rubbermaid container and sponge filter which I'd have to cycle and get a heater etc. and in theory this could work right? anyone try using a fish net breeder with eggs before? I could put the breeder in a high current or low current area.

    I plan to order my stuff 2morrow so let me know what you guys think.
    Last edited by FishGuy67; 05-04-2013 at 07:55 AM.
    Long time fish keeper most experience with CA/SA cichlids, natives like sunfish, and aggressive catfish.
    Currently have a 29g planted with 14 candy cane tetras, 6 sterbai corys, 6 melini corys, a roided out tiger angelfish and 1 mustache wearing albino longfin pleco.
    Oh and they all get along amazingly!!! went through 4 BN plecos and 2 angelfish until I got ones with the right temperament but it's the most mellow tank now.

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    0 Not allowed!
    The best option is to get the eggs, put them in a small rubbermaid container and add meth blue with an airstone.
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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    0 Not allowed!
    They breed so much I feel obligated to raise some; they had an orgy again tonight and I saw them actually drop eggs for the first time it seems most end up in my emp 400 but I still have lots of eggs on the bottom. How cool would it be if my sterbais ended up breeding when they grow up too.

    Their colors are amazing when they breed and the behavior is fun to watch as well.

    I'll let you know how it goes when I get setup for it.
    Last edited by FishGuy67; 05-07-2013 at 02:17 AM.
    Long time fish keeper most experience with CA/SA cichlids, natives like sunfish, and aggressive catfish.
    Currently have a 29g planted with 14 candy cane tetras, 6 sterbai corys, 6 melini corys, a roided out tiger angelfish and 1 mustache wearing albino longfin pleco.
    Oh and they all get along amazingly!!! went through 4 BN plecos and 2 angelfish until I got ones with the right temperament but it's the most mellow tank now.

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    My turn to buy - fishmommie It's EOTW Beer Time! - KevinVA Nobody likes to drinl alone :) - steeler58 Back at you,  good sir! - Compass Here's to Lee's 5000 and Guava Flavored Whiskey! - Taurus 
    Why drink alone, when a Sandz is nearby? - KevinVA Sorry to hear of your loss, it always sucks to lose fish. - mommy1 Wish it was a real one, sorry for your loses :( - steeler58 So sorry about your fish! - SeaLady Here is pie. - mommy1 
    for the one you lost :o( - fishmommie No Message - Fishhook Bottoms up! - Slaphppy7 Thanks, this one is on me - mommy1 Here's to 4,000 posts :) - steeler58 
    T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 TGIF and here's to good whiskey :-) - Taurus Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie thank you for your help and advice - showmebutterfly 

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    0 Not allowed!
    I agree! If you start getting a lot of good raising rates, maybe we can talk about shipping a few my way. I would love to have a good batch of young lemons around. I cant find them here within a 2hour drive.

    Just be aware that in a breeder net, the babies sit on the bottom when hatched, it would be wise to layer the bottom with a moss. Fish can still bite the net andwhile they wont get the baby they can kill it and leave it there. I had angels do that to a whole spawn.
    FW: 1 45gal, 1 40gal, 3 10gal, 3 30gal all community tanks of different species
    Sw: 1 55gal, 1 30gal show, 1 29gal show, 1 20gal and 2 10's

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