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03-23-2014 03:11 AM
Axelrodi202 I have a pair of Aphyosemion primigenium. Very hardy and easy spawners, great fish overall. Hopefully I can source some A. ogoense soon.
03-23-2014 01:48 AM
m00se I am so tempted to buy some eggs and get into these beautiful fish. My two main concerns are 1.) whether the tanks you put them in have to be airtight due to their love of jumping, and 2.) whether they'd get along with the celestial pearl danios they'd have to live with.
03-23-2014 01:30 AM
jrill Reading this thread makes me jealous. Was heavy into killies in the early 80s. Think its time to get back at it.

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03-23-2014 01:27 AM
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03-23-2014 01:25 AM
Qckwzrd One of the off spring in a lil display tank I have.Attachment 293961

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12-28-2013 11:39 PM
aceranch I've a few Jordanella floridae. My male is in love with a female firemouth. He is almost always at her side. Odd little fish.
12-28-2013 08:34 PM
GBRguy Dempsey if you ever breed some again I would love to buy a couple from you.
12-28-2013 08:17 PM
Qckwzrd Nice looking fish! I currently have aphyosemion australe gold and gardneri. I house them all in separate containers (no heater or airstones) in my kitchen. I harvest eggs from prs and trios every couple of weeks. I keep two spawning mops in each container and duck weed, java moss or java fern with the eggs/fry. I feed the adults flakes, frozen blackworms and live blackworms.
08-31-2013 01:45 PM
midlife_hobbyist Nice videos....
08-31-2013 12:39 PM
Dempsey Here are some others, from hatching to now.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8kodCqvcvo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2v61sTJAoM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Nr_sF-UjRQ
07-01-2013 03:33 PM
RobertWW Dempsey,

That video looks nice! Looks like they're doing pretty good! Nice work!
06-30-2013 11:45 PM
Aquatic Delight
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Do you harvest the eggs or just let them do their thing in the tank?

depends on which tank it is. i have them in two tanks right now, the father of the one photoed is in a 29 which i try to harvest eggs when i have space to grow them out, or I will pull out free swimmers. but in that tank I also have my stripped panchax and the 3 hybrid panchax gardneri, so i pull free swimmers before they get eaten. but i think i got three eggs last night that i put into my breeder box which already on juvie in it.

the one photoed is in his own tank, with a female (i haven't seen in ages) and i let them free swim in that tank. as of last night i have 3 in that tank.

I'm not really concerned with breeding them, but any fry i see i want to give a fair chance to survive.
06-30-2013 04:52 PM
Dempsey
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i got a photo of my Gardneri i that raised from fry.

he has three fry of his own :-)

love your walkeri. thats a really good looking fish.
Do you harvest the eggs or just let them do their thing in the tank?
06-30-2013 03:52 PM
Dempsey
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i got a photo of my Gardneri i that raised from fry.



he has three fry of his own :-)
They are awesom Killies! Nice pic! They were my first Killies but are gone now... They let me know that Killies jump
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