So what fish are you breeding?

ldbrown3138

Member
I'm curious to know what fish people are working with. Are you trying to spawn the fish or did nature take its course?

I am currently raising some turquoise rainbowfish. I have some really nice green guppies, red wag platies and red wag swordtails. I am also working with American Flagfish. My koI and goldfish are in the pond and nature seems to take its course with them as I have to thin the pond stock every year.
 

platy ben

Member
Currently I am breeding/hope to breed soon:

Am currently breeding:
Neolamprologus Brevis
Cherry Shrimp
The Koi, carp, goldfish, comets and shubunkins are all now starting to spawn a little here and there.

Hope to breed soon:
Properly spawn the pond fish with my breeding mops.
Bolivian rams OR angelfish
 

Shawnie

Member
current fry

jd
abn
betta
angels
guppies
different africans
convicts

other than the bettas, mother nature did her thing here....no anticipation of breeding others...LOL
 

Treefork

Member
I currently have some Krib fry. Just a mother nature sort of thing though.
 

Martinismommy

Member
100% Betta Halfmoon breeder...Multi-colors are my specialty...
 

Chris123

Member
Breeding at the moment
Convicts
Guppies
Swordtail

But setting up breeding tanks and grow out tanks for these fish
Albino Brisile nose Plecos
Albino cories
 

btate617

Member
Fish that are growing out right now to breed down the road.

Satanoperca Leucosticta
Thorichthys Affinis
Amphilophus Nourissati
Neetroplus Nematopus
Heros sp. 'red shoulders'
Tomocichla Sieboldii
Paratheraps HartwegI
Thorichthys MeekI
Herichthys BartonI
Parachromis DoviI

And fish that are either spawning now or that I have mature pairs of.

Mesonauta Festivus
Hypselecara Temporalis
Neolamprologus Tetracanthus
Cryptoheros Nigrofasciatus
Gymnogeophagus cf. Gymnogenys
Gymnogeophagus n. sp. Blue Neon
Gymnogeophagus Australis
Gymnogeophagus Labiatus
Gymnogeophagus n. sp. Paso Pache
Geophagus Steindachneri
Australoheros cf. Scitulus
Australoheros sp. Red Ceibal

I think that does it for now.


Brian
 

Danionins

Member
Black Bar Danio (Danio sp. TW01) -- growing out
Blue Danio (Danio kerri) -- growing out
Celestial Pearl Danio (Danio margaritatus) -- spawning
Fireline Danio (Devario sondhii) -- spawning
Glowlight Danio (Danio choprai) -- spawning
Gold Ring Danio (Danio tinwini, Danio sp. TW02) -- spawning
Green Barred Danio (Barilius pulchellus) -- growing out
HikarI Danio (Danio sp. hikari) -- spawning
Kedah Danio (Danio abolineatus var tweediei) -- growing out
Leopard Danio (Danio rerio var. frankei) -- spawning
Moustached Danio (Danio dangila) -- growing out
Ocelot Danio (Danio kyathit - Spotted morph) -- spawning
Orange Finned Danio (Danio kyathit - Striped morph) -- spawning
Panther Danio (Danio aesculapii, Danio sp. TW03) -- growing out
Pearl Danio (Danio albolineatus) -- spawning
Rose Danio (Danio roseus) -- spawning
Spotted Danio (Danio nigrofasciatus) -- growing out
Zebra Danio - Wild Type (Danio rerio) -- spawning

Dennis
 

samNfish

Member
I am breeding various colour strains of guppies averaging 30+ fry a drop from 9 females! Have 1st batch of swordtail mollies born on mothers day! With more on the way! And have yet for the platies or balloon molly to drop =) but all seems to be going well! (please could someone check my post on setting up 35litre from a running 54litre?!) hehe! Hope everyones breeding goes well!
 

Gouramiguy17

Member
I have bred cherry shrimp, guppies(that was hard), platies
I am currently breeding kribs
and I am hoping to get my goldies to spawn, have my rainbow cichlids spawn, and have some of my African butterfly cichlids spawn.
 

samNfish

Member
Gouramiguy whydo you say breeding guppies was hard? Ido have a friend ask how I get the numbers I do, but I just get healthy large females and have 4 males, like I say the drops average around 30 fry, I feed with a mix of tetramin flakes, spirulina flake, and high grade spirulina powder,and ocassional dried bloodworms and daphnia. Dunno if I'm just being lucky! But seems no way hard here? =s
 

bolivianbaby

Member
I'm not breeding any fish. My convicts, guppies, and JD's do it against my advice
 

platy ben

Member
Gouramiguy whydo you say breeding guppies was hard?
I think he's being sarcastic
 

harpua2002

Member
Right now, I am breeding Apisto atahualpa, ThaI mosaic guppies, Tequila sunrise guppies, neolamprologus pulcher "daffodil" (they just moved, may not spawn again for a while lol, but have spawned several times).

Now that I have a fishroom going and can separate the fish I want to breed, I hope to breed Apisto panduro, Apisto agassizI "Alenquer", Peruvian redspotted angels (not sure if I have a m/f lol), Micropoecilia picta "red", metae cories, longfin bristlenose plecos, longfin calico bristlenose plecos, lepidiolamprologus hecqui, and Julidochromis transcriptus. Hopefully my fish will all get "in the mood" soon!
 

critter_fritter79

Member
halfmoon, plakat and crowntail bettas
 
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ldbrown3138

Member
I am a fan of dwarf cichlids. What do you do with the extra fry?
 

Chris123

Member
ldbrown3138 said:
I am a fan of dwarf cichlids. What do you do with the extra fry?
Feed them to other fish or give them away

That's what do with my con fry
 

harpua2002

Member
ldbrown3138 said:
I am a fan of dwarf cichlids. What do you do with the extra fry?
If this is directed at me, I am doing my best to raise their fry. I managed to get some of the A. atahualpa fry out of the display tank and am working on growing them out. The others are still with the parents and basically I'm experimenting to see if I do better, or if the parents do better even though there is a big angel in that tank. My other apistos have not spawned (YET) but I've seen the females start to color up so I'm really hopeful. If all goes well and I can get some fry to grow out, I will try to sell them.
 
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ldbrown3138

Member
harpua2002 said:
If this is directed at me, I am doing my best to raise their fry. I managed to get some of the A. atahualpa fry out of the display tank and am working on growing them out. The others are still with the parents and basically I'm experimenting to see if I do better, or if the parents do better even though there is a big angel in that tank. My other apistos have not spawned (YET) but I've seen the females start to color up so I'm really hopeful. If all goes well and I can get some fry to grow out, I will try to sell them.
I'd be interested in purchasing when you are ready to sell some. I really like apistos.
 

potatos

Member
Glofish. I am not intentioanlly breeding them, whicis prohibited by copyright, but they are still prolific breeders in a community tank. I find the babies in my water change bucket and suck them out with turkey baster, then put them in a breeding met in my ten gal grow out tank. I am not breeding them, but I am raising the natural result of having a school of zebra danio
 

harpua2002

Member
ldbrown3138 said:
I'd be interested in purchasing when you are ready to sell some. I really like apistos.
Hehe, so do I! I have some real beauties right now that I'm crossing my fingers for... if/when I grow out fry from my apistos you will be among the first to know.

BTW, you can check out my fishroom build thread for pics of my apisto pairs. ;D
 

REDKAHUNA

Member
I have breed over 200 tropicals in my years but currently concentrate on cories and slowly adding some top notch shrimp.
I have endlers guppies angels and plecos I breed also but the main concentration has been on cories. I have breed 52 different cories and there cousins to date and house 38 different ones now.
 
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