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    im getting some little albino BN and im planning on breeding them once they get older and i was wonder if anyone hear bred them before... and if so what types of cave did you use and what size... also ive read they get to about 4-5inches but it didnt say how wide... does anyone know and hi tall... thanks

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    They are small fish and only get about 1 1/2" wide at the very most.
    I do agree that T&B or Algenco would be a great source of info on breeding these guys.
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    I have had then breed by accident. A friend of mine breeds them regularly. He uses a piece of PVC pipe as a cave.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rich311k
    I have had then breed by accident. A friend of mine breeds them regularly. He uses a piece of PVC pipe as a cave.

    what size pvc pipes does he use?? like how wide and how long

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    2" by 6-8 inches long.

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    ok got it thanks for the help ooh and do u guys feed them veggies? and if so how do you guys prepare it

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    I feed mine cukes or whatever squash my wife has in the house. I deseed it and microwave it in a little more water for 15-20 seconds. Then I stick it on a fork and drop it in the tank. i remove the left overs after 24 hours. They get there veggies twice a week.

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    ok thanks for the info

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