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A few pic`s

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Hi peeps,been away for quite some time now but have still been keeping an eye on the forum :wink: and thought it was about time i posted some pic`s of my new and improved breeding tank and all of the off spring so far :mrgreen:
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A female full of eggs
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And the off spring :D
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Enjoy!
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Nice set up Markymole and congrats on the wee ones!!!!

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look at all the little midget plecos :D
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Elegant setup. Nice spawns. Very cool. :D
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Great setup Markymole :D
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beautiful babies :D I love to see pictures like that :D Congrats!!

But... what's that light house doing in the tank...?
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Great looking tank and well done on the offspring...they look fantastic!

nice pics too! :D
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Cheers guys.... and gals :wink:
McEve...the light house was a birthday present from my niece and nephew,it`s one of those MiracleBeam lazer jobbies :oops: though it isn`t much use without the base unit.....maybe i`ll be getting that for christmas :roll:
I`ve been having a good look at my babies to day and was shocked to find that out of the 36 offspring i seem to have 6-8 that seem to have Bulldog fry syndrome :(
I`ve been reading up on the Bulldog fry posts but would like to know if there is anymore info/thoughts on the condition??
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Post by Jenny »

Sorry to hear you have a few with the Bulldog syndrome - did you 'pull your fry' or left them with Dad the whole time.

Bye the way they still look amazing and you've done well.
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Thanks Jenny.
All except one of my spawns i`ve removed,mainly because i always land up getting one loose egg finding it`s way out of the males cave :? On the second to last spawn i had,i removed the main group of eggs and returned the loose one to the cave but again the next morning i found it rolling around the bottom of the tank :? any thoughts :?:
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Markymole wrote:and returned the loose one to the cave but again the next morning i found it rolling around the bottom of the tank :? any thoughts :?:
Try tilting the caves a bit, put a rock or something in the front to make a backward slope. That would help the eggs stay where they should be
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It is McEve,in the top picture my alfa males cave is the one on the far left,its the only one in my tank that i make sure has a back fall on it :wink:
It`s almost as if the male doesn`t want anything to do with the loose eggs and is only interested in the main group :?
Also is there anymore thoughts on what causes "Bulldog Fry" :?:
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