From: "VGRANDINETTI@..." <VGRANDINETTI@...>
Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 3:39:19 PM
Subject: [anubiasdesign] Paradise babies
The Pair of Paradise fish I got at Mark's open house
spawned in a pint container before I had a chance to get them into a pond.
I lost the mom, (dad probably did her in) and
thought there was just some bubbles in there. A few days later,
there were little black specks swimming around.
I put the pint container into a larger one and filled
the larger to the rim of the smaller. When it tilted a bit some fry went into
the larger and dad eventually jumped out of the center container into the
larger. I need to get dad out to the pond before he snacks on the fry (if he
Is it safe to move fry that are less than a week old
into a larger tank? I wasn't prepared for fry yet, especially so
tiny. I don't think they could deal with baby brine yet. Perhaps vinegar
eels or some green water from the back yard?