|The first spawn was on Tuesday 28th of October 2014. The breeding group consisted of 3 males and 2 females. The smallest male was at least 63mm SL and the smallest female was at least 50mm SL. The individuals were obtained from Eric Bodrock.
|No foods recorded
|Water Parameters (at time of spawning)
|7.60 to 7.60
|21.5°C to 22.5°C
|The aquarium dimensions were 610mm x 305mm x 305mm (24" x 12" x 12") all Length x Width x Height.
|Driftwood, PVC, Hornwort
|The males will frantically follow the females until they begin their spawning embrace. Afterwards, the make and female will sit side by side for roughly 1 minute motionless before the female lays the eggs on the glass.
|There were 20 grey eggs laid which were 1.7mm in diameter.
|Time to hatch
Free swimming: 6 days
|After they laid the eggs, I removed them from the parents' tank and places them in a breeder box outside the fry tank until they hatch and are big enough to join the other fry.
|7 days: 0mm
14 days: 0mm
21 days: 0mm
|1 month: 0mm
3 months: 0mm
6 months: 0mm