Eggs!

Discussion in 'Breeding' started by patchin, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. patchin

    patchin Facilities / Event Coordinator

    We've had a pair of cinnamon clowns in a nano for a year, now. One seemed to hide in the corner and one behind the rock work. Well, for some reason, I looked down into the corner and there were eggs on the back wall where the male hangs out. I've never even seen them swim close to each other, but I guess they have :bigsmile:
     
  2. Raddogz

    Raddogz Guest

    Very cool and congrats Steve!
     
  3. Gomer

    Gomer Honorary Member

    Awesome :-D Keep us posted!

    Any intention on trying to raise them should they hatch?
     
  4. LeviT

    LeviT Guest

    Great news!
     
  5. patchin

    patchin Facilities / Event Coordinator

    No, no plans to try to raise them. Sure are pretty fish, though. Would be cool if Robin wanted the adults and would rear the young. Take 'em Robin.
     
  6. How wonderful! Any photos of the happy couple and their new clutch?
     
  7. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

    Very cool. 8)
     
  8. patchin

    patchin Facilities / Event Coordinator

    I'll see what I can do for pictures, (good luck, he thinks to himself).
     
  9. JAR

    JAR Supporting Member

    very cool.
    Happy fish! :)
     
  10. bookfish

    bookfish Guest

    Congrats!
     
  11. Not_Now_John

    Not_Now_John Guest

    Congrats. You'll have to get a tiny cigar for your fish.
     
  12. patchin

    patchin Facilities / Event Coordinator

  13. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    Maybe lattehiatus wants a try? Looks like he's doing pretty good with his babies so far
     
  14. Great news Steve! Seems like a lot of folks are starting to have their pairs spawn ... must be that time of year :) . Thanks for the offer on them, but all the stalls in my barn are full right now. You should give it a go and experience the joy of raising hundreds of hungry little mouths!
     
  15. LOL thanks for the vote of confidence. I'm still new at this and got my hands full at the moment, perhaps in a few months once the cinnamons have had a few clutches...

    Steve -- if you're looking to give rearing the young ones a try, I've got plenty of extra foods to share.
     
  16. patchin

    patchin Facilities / Event Coordinator

    I'll have to read up on child rearing! Thanks for the offer.
     
  17. patchin

    patchin Facilities / Event Coordinator

    Well, yesterday morning the eggs were gone. No obvious young. Eaten????
     
  18. aqua-nut

    aqua-nut Supporting Member

    If they were laid on the 22nd I don't think they can hatch in two days! Just high class caviar. :(

    Are there other fish in with the pair?
     
  19. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    Or any shrimp?
     
  20. patchin

    patchin Facilities / Event Coordinator

    I don't know how long the eggs were there before I noticed them?? There arent any other fish in the tank. I'll pay more attention to the tank now.
     

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