My BLogs ⇒ Breeding report for Hypancistrus zebra by JKvalvaag

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Overview The first spawn was on Wednesday 19th of September 2012. The breeding group consisted of 0 males and 0 females. Additionally, there were 12 unknown individuals present. The smallest male was at least 100mm SL and the smallest female was at least 80mm SL. The youngest adult was approximately 50 months old. The individuals were obtained from Håvard S Andresen, Norway.
1.Various granules (dry / prepared) daily
Hop to next section Water Parameters (at time of spawning)
pH 7.00 to 7.40
Temperature 28.0°C to 30.0°C
Current Strong
Other Water Params Untreated tap water
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Dimensions The aquarium dimensions were 600mm x 400mm x 400mm (23.6" x 15.7" x 15.7") all Length x Width x Height.
Furniture Fine sand. Lots of stones. Some wood. A couple of caves.
Filtration External Eheim
Lighting 2 x 18 W T8 @ 3000k
Heating 100 w Eheim
Hop to next section Breeding
Behaviour They spawn in the caves from time to time.
Eggs There were 8 orange eggs laid which were 2.0mm in diameter.
Time to hatch 0 days
Number: 0
Free swimming: 3 days
Segregation I leave the parents to care for the eggs.
Fry sizes 7 days: 0mm
14 days: 0mm
21 days: 0mm
Juvenile sizes 1 month: 0mm
3 months: 0mm
6 months: 0mm
Fry and juvenile feeding Same as the adults.