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  1. #1

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    Cool My First Breeding Angelfish Pair


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    I had two angelfish in my 55 Gallon Blackwater tank. I found a larger male at my LFS and added him in. Soon after one of the angelfish claimed the male as her own and began running off the other female (She was moved to another tank). He has been in the tank for approximately 2 months and I noticed what looked like to be spawning behavior since they were both pecking at the input tube of the tank. My wife and I left to run and get some cookie dough and rent 'A Christmas Story' to celebrate my ending of the semester and her finishing her Secondary Social Studies Education Degree. Whenever we came back my suspicions were correct because the fish were laying and fertilizing the eggs. I doubt any of the fry will survive but it was a cool and proud day for this hobbyist. I have just finished "Angelfish: Understanding and Keeping" by David A. Lass and it was incredibly insightful. In it, he discusses that we do not 'make' the fish breed, rather, we set up an optimal environment in which the animals feel comfortable enough to breed. Which is the whole focus of owning an aquarium. Just something cool I thought I would share.

    Very Dark Picture Because I didn't want to disturb them ( http://i.imgur.com/VhWkEXO.jpg )
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    Congrats on your spawning pair!
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    Very cool, and also congrats on your academic achievements.
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    Congrats waylon on creating a comfortable aquarium and obtaining a breeding pair. Look at all those eggs!
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