Welcome to Canadaquaria. Members please log in.

Please register to view all topics

Guests may view and use the Aquariums for Beginners area, Freshwater General Section without registering.

Registered members see Canadaquaria advertisement free.


Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!!

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

Go down

Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Empty Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!!

Post by nyleveiam on Wed Oct 07, 2015 2:23 pm

First topic message reminder :

ARTICLE of the Month : OCTOBER 2015

Wow, I was changing water this afternoon and noticed something moving in the Kribs cave.  I assumed it was just floating duckweed until Papa came out and the duckweed followed him!!
Gary, I got them two months ago, exactly, and honestly never figured to see any babies at all, but... you WERE RIGHT again, I CAN breed Kribs!!!!!
There are about 25.  Anyone care to guess how old they might be?  And, what do I feed them and do I leave Dad and Mom right there with them???  My first egg layer babies!!!!!!!!!!!

Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Img_1910

Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Img_1911

Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Img_1912
nyleveiam
nyleveiam
Veteran Member
Veteran Member

Posts : 1383
Join date : 2014-02-05
Location : New Hampshire, USA

Back to top Go down


Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Empty Re: Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!!

Post by Biulu on Fri Nov 06, 2015 1:28 pm

@nyleveiam wrote:yeah, I do worry about that!!!  Do they have birth control for fish????  I was wondering what I was going to do with the fifteen still surviving last night!

Take them to a club auction? Ask a local store to take them for store credit?
Biulu
Biulu
Support

Posts : 3694
Join date : 2013-09-12
Location : Montreal, Quebec

Back to top Go down

Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Empty Re: Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!!

Post by CAAIndie on Sat Nov 14, 2015 5:15 pm

How are the parents getting along now? End up with more fry? I agree with Biulu, I would suggest chatting with a local club or heading to a few fish stores and seeing if they would be willing to accept some (for store credit if you are lucky).

_________________
Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Small_11
Canadaquaria Administrator
www.Canadaquaria.ca
CAAIndie
CAAIndie
Admin
Admin

Posts : 2869
Join date : 2013-09-06

http://www.Canadaquaria.ca

Back to top Go down

Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Empty Re: Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!!

Post by nyleveiam on Sat Nov 14, 2015 6:43 pm

Well, I noticed two things this week...one is the babies swimming throughout the entire tank and, the scary thing is that both parents are in breeding colors again!
So, I guess it's time to talk to my lfs. No fish clubs anywhere around here, sadly, so that won't help. And, since my lfs breeds their own that might not help too much. We shall see.
But...someone else did tell me they are bringing me a thirty gallon tank with everything so that might help.
nyleveiam
nyleveiam
Veteran Member
Veteran Member

Posts : 1383
Join date : 2014-02-05
Location : New Hampshire, USA

Back to top Go down

Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Empty Re: Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!!

Post by CAAIndie on Sun Nov 15, 2015 7:13 pm

@nyleveiam wrote:Well, I noticed two things this week...one is the babies swimming throughout the entire tank and, the scary thing is that both parents are in breeding colors again!
So, I guess it's time to talk to my lfs.  No fish clubs anywhere around here, sadly, so that won't help.  And, since my lfs breeds their own that might not help too much.  We shall see.  
But...someone else did tell me they are bringing me a thirty gallon tank with everything so that might help.  


Ooo. A new thirty gallon. Other than kribs babies... any ideas on what you will do with it?

_________________
Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Small_11
Canadaquaria Administrator
www.Canadaquaria.ca
CAAIndie
CAAIndie
Admin
Admin

Posts : 2869
Join date : 2013-09-06

http://www.Canadaquaria.ca

Back to top Go down

Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Empty Re: Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!!

Post by nyleveiam on Thu Nov 19, 2015 7:52 am

Babies are now young adults.  Red color is showing up on about half of them and some yellow as well.  
Mom and Pop are in breeding colors again and i wouldn't be surprised if there are already eggs in the cave.
Babies are all over the tank, really hard to count but there are at least twelve.  
All in all, it's been an exciting experience.  Wonderful example of parenting by both parents, especially after having live bearers.

Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Img_2210

Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Img_2211
nyleveiam
nyleveiam
Veteran Member
Veteran Member

Posts : 1383
Join date : 2014-02-05
Location : New Hampshire, USA

Back to top Go down

Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!! - Page 2 Empty Re: Article of the Month : OCTOBER 2015 : Krib babies!!!!

Post by alexmtl on Thu Nov 19, 2015 5:56 pm

Great job nyleveiam,

This is so rewarding !
alexmtl
alexmtl
Veteran Member
Veteran Member

Posts : 3160
Join date : 2013-09-07
Location : Montreal Quebec

Back to top Go down

Page 2 of 2 Previous  1, 2

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum