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grayham1970
Juvenile Bristlenose
Juvenile Bristlenose


Male Number of posts : 81
Age : 46
Location : aldinga beach south australia
Job/hobbies : machine operator / fish and feathered birds
Thank You Points : 2
Registration date : 2011-01-25

PostSubject: worried about male   Sun May 01, 2011 1:28 am

male trying to eat but wont go far from his second lot of babies in a few weeks worried he will get weak so i put cucumber in his man cave this lot of babies seem to be common colour as dad is calico mum is long fin common
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Doug
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Age : 30
Location : Adelaide, South Australia
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Registration date : 2010-05-08

PostSubject: Re: worried about male   Sun May 01, 2011 2:03 am

he will be fine.


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grayham1970
Juvenile Bristlenose
Juvenile Bristlenose


Male Number of posts : 81
Age : 46
Location : aldinga beach south australia
Job/hobbies : machine operator / fish and feathered birds
Thank You Points : 2
Registration date : 2011-01-25

PostSubject: Re: worried about male   Sun May 01, 2011 5:32 am

this is his second lot of babies tho basically i havnt seen him eat in like a month
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Doug
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Male Number of posts : 3128
Age : 30
Location : Adelaide, South Australia
Job/hobbies : Aquatic ecologist/genetisist
Humor : yes please :)
Thank You Points : 198
Registration date : 2010-05-08

PostSubject: Re: worried about male   Sun May 01, 2011 8:11 am

I have had males with 4 lots of babies in a row. after that I took the male out for some R & R

if you are really worried then once the eggs hatch you can remove him to a spare tank or fry saver and he will be fine.

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grayham1970
Juvenile Bristlenose
Juvenile Bristlenose


Male Number of posts : 81
Age : 46
Location : aldinga beach south australia
Job/hobbies : machine operator / fish and feathered birds
Thank You Points : 2
Registration date : 2011-01-25

PostSubject: Re: worried about male   Sun May 01, 2011 10:37 am

ive put a piece of cucumber in his man cave so hopefully he will eat
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OwNz
Large Bristlenose
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Male Number of posts : 185
Age : 31
Location : Manchester
Job/hobbies : Fish Keeping
Thank You Points : 14
Registration date : 2009-08-02

PostSubject: Re: worried about male   Sun May 01, 2011 11:45 am

hello mate i hav had this before but at night time the male will come out for feeding also when you see trappings going on the do not trap all the time they leave the cave of a night time and will go back into the cave again i have some L333 trapping at the moment and this has been going on for 2 weeks now :|
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grayham1970
Juvenile Bristlenose
Juvenile Bristlenose


Male Number of posts : 81
Age : 46
Location : aldinga beach south australia
Job/hobbies : machine operator / fish and feathered birds
Thank You Points : 2
Registration date : 2011-01-25

PostSubject: Re: worried about male   Sun May 01, 2011 12:29 pm

thanks ownz were in manchester are you im originally from manchester
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OwNz
Large Bristlenose
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Male Number of posts : 185
Age : 31
Location : Manchester
Job/hobbies : Fish Keeping
Thank You Points : 14
Registration date : 2009-08-02

PostSubject: Re: worried about male   Sun May 01, 2011 6:56 pm

grayham1970 wrote:
thanks ownz were in manchester are you im originally from manchester

hello mate im in salford manchester uk the horrible part lol
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grayham1970
Juvenile Bristlenose
Juvenile Bristlenose


Male Number of posts : 81
Age : 46
Location : aldinga beach south australia
Job/hobbies : machine operator / fish and feathered birds
Thank You Points : 2
Registration date : 2011-01-25

PostSubject: Re: worried about male   Thu May 12, 2011 12:57 am

males fanning again 3rd time in about 6weeks he did have a week off for a bit of r and r
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