Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1   Report Post  
Old 21-08-2003, 12:03 AM
Sam
 
Posts: n/a
Default White Cloud Mountain Minnow Breeding Habits

I have had 3 batches of babies from what I believe to be two breeding pairs
of white cloud mountain minnows in my 10 gallon natural planted tank. There
are currently 9 fish in the tank, but most of them are very small. The
weird thing about this is in all three batches of babies, there have been
only two fry. That is why the fish have bred so many times and I still have
so few fish. Why do you think this is happening? Thank you in advance for
your suggestions.



  #2   Report Post  
Old 02-09-2003, 05:12 AM
Mike Edwardes
 
Posts: n/a
Default White Cloud Mountain Minnow Breeding Habits

In article ,
"Sam" wrote:

I have had 3 batches of babies from what I believe to be two breeding pairs
of white cloud mountain minnows in my 10 gallon natural planted tank. There
are currently 9 fish in the tank, but most of them are very small. The
weird thing about this is in all three batches of babies, there have been
only two fry. That is why the fish have bred so many times and I still have
so few fish. Why do you think this is happening? Thank you in advance for
your suggestions.


The parents eat them:
http://mike-edwardes.members.beeb.net/Talbonubes.html

Mike.
--
Mike Edwardes Tropicals
http://mike-edwardes.members.beeb.net
  #3   Report Post  
Old 02-09-2003, 07:43 PM
H Hornblower
 
Posts: n/a
Default White Cloud Mountain Minnow Breeding Habits

I have had a line of white clouds going in a planted five
gallon water jug for many years (15 to 20 anyway). They usually get
Tetramin but when the population drops to three or four and they're
looking old I give an occasional mosquito larvae feeding and before
long some fry appear.
I've used both white clouds and bloodfins in such setups, as
they were reputed in Innes' Exotic Aquarium Fishes to be particularly
temperature tolerant. White clouds have worked the best.


Reply
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules

Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cyli, the Minnow Goddess, Has Passed Galen Hekhuis Ponds (moderated) 4 28-07-2007 06:57 PM
Barkeria lindleyana 'Sanbar White Cloud' - stunning white with faint pink on lip Eric Hunt[_1_] Orchid Photos 0 16-11-2006 05:36 AM
Catching the fry, DIY minnow traps Mike Patterson Ponds 5 04-07-2004 07:03 PM
Japonica breeding habits Bruce Abrams Freshwater Aquaria Plants 13 29-02-2004 06:32 AM
Anyone have plans for a diy minnow trap? DesertPond Ponds 3 07-03-2003 12:08 PM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:43 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004-2019 GardenBanter.co.uk.
The comments are property of their posters.
 

About Us

"It's about Gardening"

 

Copyright © 2017