Zebra Danio - pregnant ?

les

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Can someone confirm from the pics ?
 

Butterfly

Member
Danios are egg scatters and yep she is full of eggs Nice looking female.
Carol
 
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les

Member
Woohoo !!

Get a breeder net and put in Q tank ? Should I mover her to Q tank - I have read that moving may stress them out ...
 

Butterfly

Member
She will have to have a male with her to fertilize the eggs as she scatters tehm. Danios are really bad to eat their eggs.
Cccarol
 
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les

Member
Do I need to move the female AND a male together to a separate tank ? Or can I move the female first, let her lay her eggs, then move her back to the main tank and transfer the male to the separate tank ?

BTW which is the male ? The skinnier ones right ?
 

Butterfly

Member
The more slI'm ones are males. they both have to be in the tank when she lays the eggs. Just about the only way to keep the from eating the eggs is the have marbles or rocks on the bottom big enough for the eggs to fall between. They will even go into plants to eat the eggs. after she lays the eggs remove them back to the original tank.
Carol
 
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les

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Do the females get a little crazy when they are pregnant i.e. chase the other fish around ?

Her tummy dos look smaller ... can't tell if she dropped her load or not though ...
 

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