Re: NANFA-L-- breeding mexican tetras

Mysteryman (bestfish at
Sat, 29 Oct 2005 08:03:50 -0700

geoffrey kimber wrote:

>Does anyone have any information about breeding mexican tetras?
Your 29 gallon tank will work fine, but you'll need some large-grade
substrate like pebbles or marbles to protect the eggs. These fish are
voracious egg-eaters, and any non-spawning fish will be happy to follow
behind the spawners to scarf up any eggs they can reach. They tend to
spray their eggs near plants, but the blind cave version of course
doesn't need plants, so maybe the normal ones don't either. Typical
tetras, I guess. A pH around 7.2 is pretty much perfect.

On a completely different note, does anyone here have any Diamond
Killies, Adinia xenica, or ready access to them?
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