My BLogs ⇒ Breeding report for Laetacara dorsigera by bekateen

Hop to next section Basics
Overview The first spawn was on Sunday 5th of July 2020. The breeding group consisted of 3 males and 2 females. The smallest male was at least 55mm SL and the smallest female was at least 55mm SL. The individuals were obtained from Carter's Pet Mart (LFS), Stockton, CA USA.
1.Black worms (live) few times a week
Hop to next section Water Parameters (at time of spawning)
pH 5.40 to 7.00
Conductivity 100µs to 200µs
Temperature 24.0°C to 25.0°C
Current Gentle
Other Water Params 50-50 blend of tap and RO water. Dechlorinated with aquavitro alpha at 1.5x strength. pH fluctuates from 5.4 before water changes to about 7.0 after water changes.
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Dimensions The aquarium dimensions were 254mm x 318mm x 324mm (10" x 12.5" x 12.8") all Length x Width x Height.
Furniture Sand, cobblestones, oak twigs, oak leaves, and algae... two 4" terra cotta pots laying on sides
Filtration Sponge
Lighting LED, 12L:12D timer
Heating Fluval E100 heater
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Behaviour Spawning not observed. Eggs laid on upward surface of flat cobblestone, hidden behind heater, near front of tank
Eggs There were 100 clear eggs laid which were 1.5mm in diameter.
Time to hatch 2 days
Number: 0
Free swimming: 5 days
Fry sizes 7 days: 0mm
14 days: 0mm
21 days: 0mm
Juvenile sizes 1 month: 0mm
3 months: 0mm
6 months: 0mm