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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 03-12-2012, 03:30 PM Thread Starter
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What are my fish doin? fighting or ready to breed?

This is a vid I recorded of my Rasbora lacrimula. I was told that the wee dance theyre doin might be them ready for breedin or spawning but Im thinkin its more of an aggressive thing.
They start about 33 secs into the vid.

What do you guys reckon?

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I am not familiar with Rasbora courting rituals but that's what it looks like to me.

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They're displaying. Mating is another matter. It'll take the right conditions for them to mate.

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Thats what I meant, the display....I couldnt remember the word. Hmmm....now need to find out the conditions for breeding an set the other tank up an see what happens.

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I like how it basically rubbed its butt in the other's face lol.


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lol. Its mad, how they go on, synchronized swimmin. I read an article (which Im sure was written by the guy I bought them from) telling me how to set the conditions. Not too hard a challenge so I think Im gonna try it in the spare tank.

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Interesting sound track for a Scotsman!
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Interesting sound track for a Scotsman!
lol, I had my xbox on for music in the background on Last FM on the country channel. Im a big country and southern rock fan. Thought my name mightve given ye a clue ;-)
Ive lived in the states for bout 6 months at a time for 7 years an got more into country there as I mainly live upstate NY, nearly all country fans up there,lol. Also stayed in TX an AL, love it down south.

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