Oh nice, be sure to post a picture of it when it’s all set up!
Will do, just questioning stock not sure what I want to keep yet
Not Honeys, Sunset Thicklips, and yes, the action does appear to be pre-spawning activity. They should go to the surface and embrace under a bubble nest. If there is no bubble nest, the female will swim away without embracing. The male could take offense at that, and start nipping at her.