Ok, whose laying eggs on the tank walls?

  1. LyndaB

    LyndaB Fishlore Legend Member

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    I was really surprised to see the community tank walls speckled with lots of little eggs this morning. They are laid like cory eggs would be, individually. They are about cory egg size, yet I have no corys in this tank.

    Could any of the species in this tank be laying eggs like this? I'm so confused. :confused:

    This is what's in the tank:

    WCMM, gold inca snails, ghost, bamboo & amano shrimp, kuhli loaches, rummynose & ember tetras, flame gourami

    Will try to get a photo when I get home, I was running out the door when I saw them this morning.
     


  2. RogueAgent94

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    ;D Someone has Kuhli Loaches that are happy!
     


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    LyndaB

    LyndaB Fishlore Legend Member

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    no waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy......

    That would be the ultimate in coolness....... do you really think so? Don't tease me like this..... :eek:
     
  4. RogueAgent94

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    Yep! It's the Kuhlis, unless you have Otos in the tank. Even if I hadn't bred them before I could easily deduce the eggs belonged to the Kuhlis because your snails lay egg clutches, Amano shrimp don't breed in freshwater, ghost/bamboo shrimp carry their eggs, tetras are egg scatterers, WCMM are egg scatterers, and the gourami is a bubble nester. So the only possibility is the Kuhli.
     
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    LyndaB Fishlore Legend Member

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    If I could be a kuhli baby grandma, I would've achieved my ultimate goal in life and could die in my sleep peacefully and with no regrets....... :;hp
     
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    Hahaha. Are you going to try and save a few eggs?
     
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    I'm going to take the same stance I always do. I let nature take its course. That way, I don't get inundated by fry of any kind and I don't get stressed out by the whole "OMG, what do I do!!!" thing when you see that you have eggs.
     
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    Well I hope a few survive.
     
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    Me, too....... I'll find out when I get home. ;)

    Thanks for your thoughts.
     
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    Wow! I hope a few make it. Keep us updated!
     


  11. pirahnah3

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    wow awesome!!

    If you find you have too many I am sure I can take a drive down lol Im always looking for more.
     
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    LyndaB Fishlore Legend Member

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    Some sneaky pete went around the tank walls over the weekend and pretty much cleaned everything off..... I'm thinking it was that piggy gourami of mine. :rolleyes: