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Old 04/22/2018, 02:45 AM   #1
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Female mocha clown fat belly

Ok guys my female mocha clown belly looks like its about to explode, does this mean its about to lay eggs? I never seen her this fat before... thanks..

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Old 04/22/2018, 08:24 AM   #2
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It does usually mean she is ripening eggs. I assume you have a male?
Mine sometimes get gravid but don't lay. I suspect though that in the next 4 days you'll have eggs.

Have you seen them grooming a surface? Shuddering or nipping with each other?

Sterile is not better. Successfully bred: Banggai, Lined Seahorse. Restarting work on Ruby Red dragonets, Blue Mandarins, Davinci Clowns, Pink Skunk Clowns (not mature yet) dragonface pipefish.

Current Tank Info: 125 gal tank, 40 gal refugium - 30 gal Ruby Red tank - 70 gallon erectus / mandarin tank

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Old 04/22/2018, 01:26 PM   #3
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Yeah, they been doing that.. i keep an eye out..thanks..

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