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Thread: male convict behaviour
11-10-2010, 04:53 AM #1
male convict behaviour
i have a pair of convicts ready to breed, the male is digging in the cave structure provided...but the female isnt? i thought the female dug/burrowed more? is this normal breeding behaviour?Dim!
11-16-2010, 12:01 AM #2
With my convicts the male did all the work.65 gallon: Black Sailfin Pleco, Rubbermouth pleco, bristle nose pleco, 4 cory's and 4 goldfish.
55 gallon fish tank: Two pairs of koi angels
20 gallon:1 Pair Koi Angels.
29 Gallon: 1 pr Convicts, 5 Skunk Botias
10 gallon: Fry Tank
11-18-2010, 07:20 AM #3
The male in the pair I had did the heavy lifting too. He made their whole "nest" for them. She took care of the babies, he would guard them all. The female was the most agressive. She lives in a 100 gallon tank with her mate, a parrotfish and a air of jack dempseys. They are all over 8 inches long, and she is only about 2 inches long, but when she has eggs, watch out! She rules that tank!
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11-18-2010, 08:33 PM #4
thats awesome cassieleo! that sounds like a gorgeous set up you got goin on there, anywhere on the forum where i could check out some pics?Dim!