Angelfish Pair ??

raptorsvt79

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I have five angelfish in my 55 gallon, attempting to get a spawning pair. Two have paired off and they have been cleaning an area and fighting off any of the other angelfish from that area, but I have yet to see any eggs. I see the breeding tubes and they kind of look like they area both males. Do males ever pair off? I have had spawning pairs before and after a few days of cleaning and fighting off other fish, they usually lay eggs, but these I don't see any progress...I'm wondering if males ever pair off or maybe they are taking longer than normal to lay eggs.
 

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Can you post pictures of them? preferably close ups of the breeding tubes.....
I HIGHLY doubt two males would EVER pair up. I have seen females pair up and lay eggs together, but I can't imagine two males pairing off and cleaning a surface for eggs when neither can lay them. But you never know I suppose!!

Female's breeding tubes can be tiny and male-like until right before they lay eggs. I have one female whose breeding tube you don't see AT ALL until the day of egg laying. So maybe your female just isn't quite ready yet.
 
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I'll try posting pics, but maybe that's the case, that she has not showed her breeding tube completely.
 

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raptorsvt79 said:
I'll try posting pics, but maybe that's the case, that she has not showed her breeding tube completely.
That's my best guess. Keep us updated.
 
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