Found 32 Bolivian Ram fry in filter

Discussion in 'Ram Cichlid' started by bubblefish, Mar 29, 2010.

  1. bubblefishValued MemberMember

    :eek:Wow, I just finished filter maintenance on my Rena xp3 filter and found 32 Bolivian Ram fry and 27 platy fry. I had no idea that the rams had spawned. There is a hole that had been dug in the gravel just under the filter intake.

  2. redlessiWell Known MemberMember

    Are they still alive?

    Wow is right........... Congrats!!!!!

  3. bubblefishValued MemberMember

    Amazingly, the 32 are live. The 27 platy fry are alive as well. I've never had bolivian ram fry until now. Any suggestions for feeding?
  4. redlessiWell Known MemberMember

    You can feed finely crushed flakes or hikari sells fry bites especially for new fry.

    I wish you were in the US, I would get some rams from you. They are one of my favorite fish.

    Good Luck
  5. bubblefishValued MemberMember

    I bought mine after you had posted a picture of Spike and I had asked you what kind of fish Spike was. At least I'm pretty sure it was you. LOL, was it?
  6. redlessiWell Known MemberMember

    hehe that was me:giggle:

    Aren't they the coolest..............
  7. bubblefishValued MemberMember

    I thought so, LOL. Too bad we weren't in the same country. If we were, I'd be asking how many you wanted. Too bad.

    I love them too. They're wonderful fish.
  8. TedsTankWell Known MemberMember

    What luck!!! A mechanical nanny!!!!
  9. bubblefishValued MemberMember

    :;laughing Very cute!!
  10. FishVixenValued MemberMember

    Congradulations on th Ram Fry. I have about 30 kribs 2 weeks old but parents are on gaurd.
  11. ldbrown3138Valued MemberMember

    Feed newly hatched baby brine shrimp. Great fry food for little cichlids.

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