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Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by Mad Duff » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:48 am

After finding the eggs in my Y. splendida tank everyone has been asking for photos of them and the confuzona, so this afternoon I went down the shed and took some photos, oh was I in for a surprise.

This is the best pic I could get of the eggs in the pipe, I moved a cobble and you can just make out a very blurry greed spot in the circle (20 pics and this is the most in focus :angry: )

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I then got a photo of the tank itself

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The pipes in the first pic are at the far end of the tank, the reason why the circle is in this photo is because I took several shot to show the density of the root ball of that clump of java fern in the middle of the tank, it was only when I brought the pics up on the pc that I spotted something where that circle is

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Right in the middle of that cobble is what I thought was at first a left over mysis shrimp case but I haven't fed mysis for a few days after looking closer it is in fact a baby fish and there are only splendida in that tank :D :D :D :D

I went straight back to the tank and it had moved under the root a bit more but it is definitely a very young fish.
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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by bookpage » Wed Feb 02, 2011 1:39 pm

Nice! Way to go Duff. Looking forward to pictures when they are bigger.
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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by Mad Duff » Wed Feb 02, 2011 1:47 pm

Thank you, Now I know there is at least one there I will keep a look out and try for a better photo :D
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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by starsplitter7 » Wed Feb 02, 2011 1:49 pm

Wow! Amazing! Thanks for your diligence in getting some pictures to us.

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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by Jim Powers » Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:04 pm

That's great news!!
Forgive me, but I must be blind. I can't see the fish on the cobble. :?
Can you help me out?
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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by Mad Duff » Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:16 pm

I have adjusted and cleaned up the image a bit Jim

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Its more visible now but a bit distorted
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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by Jim Powers » Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:43 pm

Actually, I saw what I thought were the eyes, after I posted that. This is much better, though.
I hope this little guy is just one of many.
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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by Mad Duff » Wed Feb 02, 2011 5:45 pm

Yeah it was the eyes that I first spotted Jim, I just assumed it was a mysis shrimp until I looked closer, I hope that were there is one there will be more, the way the adults go at food it would be months before anything felt safe enough to come out into open water :)
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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by Jim Powers » Wed Feb 02, 2011 7:01 pm

Now how about some pics of the young H. confuzona!
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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by Keith Wolcott » Wed Feb 02, 2011 7:45 pm

That's really great Mad Duff! Great picture.

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Post by Dunga » Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:17 pm

Congratulations!!
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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by SgtMajWiggles » Thu Feb 03, 2011 2:02 am

Wow, congrats! :o

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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by Iris76 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:51 pm

congrats, so cute ^^
Indeed, hope it's one of many. Beautiful loach :)
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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by Mad Duff » Sat Feb 05, 2011 8:25 am

Thanks for all the replies guys, much appreciated :D

Jim - I have taken pics of the confuzona just sorting some stuff out and then I will get them posted
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Re: Yasuhikotakia splendida spawned

Post by piggy4 » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:29 am

Aah the Duffmeister strikes again :lol: , well done Mark :!:

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