Home Videos Affiliates Sponsors Chat TOS
Go Back   Cyphos.com > Cyphotilapia Forums > Cyphotilapia Breeding
Forums Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Cyphotilapia Breeding Discussion of Cyphotilapia frontosa & gibberosa breeding, stripping, tumbling and fry care.


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 04-09-2016, 01:26 PM
Jeff
Status: Offline
Senior Member
 
::Profile::
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: UK
Keeping: WC Moba
Posts: 720
Thanks: 32
Thanked 80 Times in 72 Posts
Default Breeding and age

I have two WC Moba groups; one I have had for about 8 months, 8 fish, still smallish and young, but they are beginning to breed well. I still really don't know whether I have one or two males or which is the Alpha. When they breed, I get fairly good results - 20 eggs+.
My other group, I have had for 3 years. (1m 6F) they breed, but intermittently, not all of the females are entertained by the male, in fact with two of them he just eats their eggs as they lay them. When they do breed, it is small broods - maybe 12 max. So can anyone shed light on how age affects breeding? Do they slow down and become less active as they age? Is it time to move my older group on? I don't want to as they are a rather good looking group, but as their purpose is to breed, (it's not a display tank), maybe a younger group would be better.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Cyphos.com > Cyphotilapia Forums > Cyphotilapia Breeding


Bookmarks

Tags
age, breeding

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:15 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.