Found Eggs In Tank, Now What???

Kubie

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I found these in the corner of my tank.
I not sure who's these are but I like to let them grow without other fish eating them.

In the tank are Cory catfish, albino pelcos, female betta, guppies and neon tetra.

I do have one of those net boxes if I should use that. I had a baby catfish for about a few
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until it disappeared.
 

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That's the pleco's eggs, see the male guarding them? He will guard them till they hatch and start swimming on their own. I think it's best to leave them be.
 
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Do I have to worry about the other fish eating them?

The tank is kind of crowded now
 
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The corries and the betta might, but if the male is a good dad then he will chase the other fish away. Usually the male will choose a cave to spawn in, but it's a bit late for that now. Next time make sure he has some sort of cave/hollow ornament to claim as his that way he will be able to guard the eggs better and more will survive.

How big is the tank?
 
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Best not move the eggs as I doubt the male will look for them. Just leave them be, if they get eaten there is always next time. And that sucks, I hope you can get the 37gal up and running again soon. Keep up with big water changes too, that does indeed sound pretty cramped.
 
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