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PostPosted: Wed May 31, 2017 9:53 am 
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my wildcaught Orinoco pair are spawning
after some low pressure I changed 3/4 water and voila

temp 29C
ph 5,5
cond. 40uS



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PostPosted: Wed May 31, 2017 6:47 pm 
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Congratulations! :D

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 01, 2017 12:52 am 
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well sadly enough they ate all eggs but at least I,m on the right track


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Amazing


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PostPosted: Sun Jun 04, 2017 10:25 am 
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I,m actually considering taking the cone away next time ,or shall I just let the parents take care of it ?
Maybe someone with experience can answer to this question.

I also realize that the pair has to "learn" how to take care of the spawn so maybe I should be more patient.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 07, 2017 6:59 pm 
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Congratulations Andries... Beautiful Altums you've got there!!


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PostPosted: Mon Jun 12, 2017 1:27 am 
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Congratulations again Andries. You've become a member of a very elite club. How old is your pair? I would take the eggs next time if you want fry. Let them try again after you have your fry to raise . That said, my altum made excellent parents eventually. The best I have ever seen. It's incredible to watch them parent. I'm really excited for you. Typical cycle here once they start if you keep pushing them is 3 weeks. Good luck.

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:31 am 
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MikeTroxell wrote:
Congratulations again Andries. You've become a member of a very elite club. How old is your pair? I would take the eggs next time if you want fry. Let them try again after you have your fry to raise . That said, my altum made excellent parents eventually. The best I have ever seen. It's incredible to watch them parent. I'm really excited for you. Typical cycle here once they start if you keep pushing them is 3 weeks. Good luck.

Mike



Thanks Mike,

I,m not really sure cause I bought them in march this year but I traced the first owner and he said they should be around 2,5/ 3 years.I am the 3rd owner.

I did a 3/4 water today because it,s low pressure now and bad weather. i,m also going to buy some live white mosquito worms and live tubifex and hope for the best.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:55 am 
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Andries,

How much and how often do you perform waterchanges? 75%?

Thanks.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:03 pm 
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maanvis wrote:
Andries,

How much and how often do you perform waterchanges? 75%?

Thanks.



right now i do 1 random water change during the week 75% with colder water round 26C


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