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by Doug White
Sat Apr 21, 2012 7:19 pm
Forum: Spawning
Topic: L046 Breeding report stage #2
Replies: 6
Views: 3767

Re: L046 Breeding report stage #2

Thanks Zeno, I do find it more natural to leave the group together.
by Doug White
Fri Apr 20, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Spawning
Topic: L046 Breeding report stage #2
Replies: 6
Views: 3767

Re: L046 Breeding report stage #2

I have not experianced fry living without parents if pulled out before 1/4" in size. I have witness fry returning to both mom and Dad months after they have left the cave, photo attached proves this. IMG_0870.jpg It is possiable the loss of fry I experianced when taken out in a early stage was due t...
by Doug White
Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: Spawning
Topic: L046 Breeding report stage #2
Replies: 6
Views: 3767

Re: L046 Breeding report stage #2

Another thought :idea: in conclusion, I know from experiance that the young require something off the parents in the water like baby discus get directly off the backs of their parents. I know this from taking babies out of the breeding tank to soon and they die. :idea: Maybe the UV affects what is t...
by Doug White
Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:33 pm
Forum: Spawning
Topic: L046 Breeding report stage #2
Replies: 6
Views: 3767

L046 Breeding report stage #2

I thought I would do an up-date on my breeding program as I have discovered some new findings that may help to improve your chances at breeding the L046 Zebra. As in my last report my 100 gallon was producing offspring on a on going bases and that still continues. :) I also mentioned I started up a ...
by Doug White
Sat Mar 03, 2012 3:14 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: How Old?
Replies: 11
Views: 2709

Re: How Old?

I personelly feed frozen blood worms and frozen Daphnia.
by Doug White
Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:40 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: How Old?
Replies: 11
Views: 2709

Re: How Old?

Your zebras need to be a min of 3 1/2 years of age.
Diet is very important along with water temp and peramators.
Check out my articale on this site as I go into more detail.
Regards Doug White
by Doug White
Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:14 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: How Old?
Replies: 11
Views: 2709

Re: How Old?

I have submitted an articale on the L046 and it should be up on the site soon. In the articale it address my sucess with breeding and what and how I went about it. Hope you will enjoy it and it is helpful to you.
Regards Doug White
by Doug White
Fri Apr 15, 2011 1:07 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: hi i am loki from southern ontario
Replies: 9
Views: 1932

Re: hi i am loki from southern ontario

Welcome Loki, I too reside in southern Ontario, Pickering to be exact. I have been breeding Zebra plecos for a number of years now and would be happy to provide you with as much assistance that I can.
Regards Doug White
by Doug White
Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:50 am
Forum: Male Or Female......You Decide!
Topic: Can anyone help?
Replies: 5
Views: 1254

Re: Can anyone help?

Not sure which fish your asking about but they all look like males to me. Hard to say from this pic.
by Doug White
Tue Apr 05, 2011 3:27 am
Forum: Fishy Photos
Topic: pending L046 articale
Replies: 3
Views: 2442

Re: pending L046 articale

Yes, the articale is on the L046 Zebra Pleco co written by Derek Tustin and photos by Klaus Steinhaus. I'm very proud of it and I hope everyone will enjoy it. Don't know why it takes so long to get up dates or postings on this site but i'm sure they will get to it soon. Regards Doug
by Doug White
Tue Mar 29, 2011 4:43 pm
Forum: Fishy Photos
Topic: pending L046 articale
Replies: 3
Views: 2442

pending L046 articale

I have submitted the article i've been working on to the site admin and I hope you all enjoy it once it is posted and made available. I will be checking in regularly to answer additional questions that may be presented.
Regards Doug White
by Doug White
Fri Dec 31, 2010 5:04 pm
Forum: Who's Breeding What
Topic: Breeding Project L046
Replies: 7
Views: 4699

Breeding Project L046

I'm pleased to up date to the site, that my project has been more successful than I even dreamed it to be. Starting with 11 animals and adding three from a unrelated group, my population has surpassed the 125 mark. This group with numerous females and two breeding males have produced offspring now c...
by Doug White
Fri Dec 31, 2010 4:39 pm
Forum: Help !!
Topic: 1 of 7 Dies=(
Replies: 8
Views: 3423

Re: 1 of 7 Dies=(

L046 Zebra Plecos eat snails. Like Clown loaches they suck them clear out of their shells. I would be more suspect of the water change done just before the discovered death. It is possable that a freagment of crushed snail shell caused the death upon the animal trying to eat the meat portion of the ...
by Doug White
Fri Apr 02, 2010 12:55 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: success in my breeding L046 program
Replies: 2
Views: 908

success in my breeding L046 program

Well, I have been working on the L046 for a number of years now and I'm pleased to say that I'm currently raising them in large numbers. At last count my L046 stock is over the 75 range with better than half of this, this years stock addition from my breeding program. The females are lined up outsid...
by Doug White
Mon Dec 08, 2008 4:01 pm
Forum: General Fish Chat
Topic: Snail Problem
Replies: 7
Views: 3274

Snall problem

My L046 eat the snalls, I'm finding empty shells every week while vacumming the sand. I would aviod snall be gone at any cost.