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    So just had the most interesting night of my hobby. My new sparkling gourami mating. Only had them for a week or two. Let me know if the video doesn't work. I will add more when I get a chance, as well as some pictures. Not sure what to do now??

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    Here's a pic

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    Sorry. I always have issues uploading on the forum. I'll try to add more later.

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    OMG, those are the most amazing pics ever. I have always wondered what it looks like when the male wraps around the female to squeeze out the eggs. I hope you get some babies.
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    Very cool, thanks for sharing the pics and vids!
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    Those pictures are wonderful. I've never seen this behavior from my sparkling gouramis.

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    From seriouslyfish.com:

    "Reproduction

    Bubble-nester. Organise a separate tank for breeding purposes unless the fish are already being maintained alone, setting this up as suggested above.

    It should have the tightest-fitting cover you can find (some breeders use clingfilm instead to ensure no gaps) as the fry need access to a layer of warm, humid air without which development of the labyrinth organ can be impaired.

    The pair need not be separated prior to spawning. The male may construct the nest in a tube or canister, under a broad plant leaf or among fine-leaved surface vegetation, and will not usually tolerate the female in the vicinity until it is complete.

    Spawning normally occurrs beneath the nest in an ‘embrace’ typical of osphronemids, with the male wrapping himself around the female. At the point of climax milt and a few eggs are released in a cluster or ‘packet’, which the male collects and transports to the nest. This cycle is then repeated until the female is spent of eggs.

    Post-spawning the adults can normally be left in situ, although the female is no longer actively involved with the male assuming sole responsibility for guarding and tending the nest. The eggs hatch in 24-48 hours, remaining in the nest for a further 2-3 days until the yolk sac is fully-absorbed, while the male continues to collect and return any that fall.

    Once the fry begin to swim freely the male will lose interest, but the adults do not usually eat their offspring. They require an infusoria-grade food for the first few days, after which they can accept motile foods such as microworm and Artemia nauplii. Water changes should be small and regular rather than large and intermittent.
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