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    Question i need some advice on breeding bristle noses


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    I posted this in breeding and havent got a response
    I am just wondering if any one can help
    my male has found his cave and the female just sits on the rock watching him
    i have taken out all other bristle noses
    is they any advice on how i can get them to breed
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    when the female has eggs they will spawn.
    How old are they? They need to be about a year old before they will spawn. When they do spawn it is unlikely that you will see it happen, the female will suddenly appear thinner and you may be able to see the male gaurding the eggs

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    yep, i used to breed plecos, and you will rarely see it happen

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    they are about a yr old and my female is mighty fat,
    do you think she has eggs?????
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    All is true, if you are able to keep your breading pair in a seperate tank with a couple ofPVC tubes in about 35mm diameter and about 200mm long,no other hidding place for them, they will spawn in the tubes. once spawning has taken place the male will look after the eggs and the fry when they hatch. but before that time once the eggs are laid and the male is in the tube venting water over the eggs you have 2 chopice's, 1) remove the female from that tank so as it is just the male and eggs, 2) to remove the PVC tube from the tank with the male and eggs inside to another tank.
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    Thanks
    How long does it take for them to breed
    he has his spot but she just doesnt seem interested
    she is quite big and slow
    so i am assuming that she might be carrying eggs am i correct?
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    4 bristle noses,peacock eel,sword tails
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    bumble bee gobi, harliquin rasbroas, mystery snails
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    widows,khulis,severums
    corys ,rainbows,keyholes,snails, 4 bristle noses
    congo tetras,
    breeder tank
    angel breeding pair
    3ft divided angel breeder
    1 breeding pair,fry and ghost knife
    platty tank
    1 river fish,platties
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    Not to sure, the female that layed the eggs in my tank started to develop a boldge by her tummy and it got a reddish color to it which could only be seen when she was on the front glass,looking from the top one could see just behind her pectorial fins that she also looked slightly swollen. The next time I saw her she was flat and I had a male looking after eggs.

    I'm going to be starting a new tank with just bristle nose's in to try and learn more about the breeding myself.
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    thanks
    that has helped me i will give it a go
    3ft
    tetras ,platties ,guppies,corys
    4 bristle noses,peacock eel,sword tails
    paradise fish
    1 male betta, a female betta
    bumble bee gobi, harliquin rasbroas, mystery snails
    4ft
    angels, gouramis, bristle noses,3 silver fin sharks
    widows,khulis,severums
    corys ,rainbows,keyholes,snails, 4 bristle noses
    congo tetras,
    breeder tank
    angel breeding pair
    3ft divided angel breeder
    1 breeding pair,fry and ghost knife
    platty tank
    1 river fish,platties
    G,O,T

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