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Re: [APD] breeding fish in sterile environments

Yes it would be nice if topics of the posts reflected their content.

REDRAGON40 at aol_com wrote:

>Hi guys:
>Maybe I'm not the usual list member, but when I open an e-mail and just see  
>15 posts on all the same topic (on something I'm not interested in reading  
>about, such as RO effects on some obscure (to me) water parameter), I don't  
>bother to read any of them.  I probably miss a lot of good information that  way, 
>but I have  a rather tight schedule right now.  As soon as I saw  this 
>thread, it got me interested. It would really be nice for folks like me to  know by 
>the subject line what is being discussed, instead of having the actual  
>message bear absolutely no relationship to the subject line.  I would have  titled 
>my message as "breeding fish outside their preferred pH range", for  example. 
>Anyway, back to my topic, - what I wanted to relay on this topic is  that I 
>have read many accounts of such things being done, as the fish species  becomes 
>more adapted to different environments, becoming easier to breed than  
>wild-caughts.  A friend of mine also has discus which bred in his  water which is pH 
>7.6.  It was a community tank, and I believe the wigglers  were picked off 
>the adults by other fish in the tank (some Africans).  I  myself, know that acid 
>loving fish spawn in my pH 7.8 water, because of seeing  youngsters appear in 
>the tanks.  So far I have had the  following partly grown youngsters 
>mysteriously appear in community  tanks when they were big enough to swim out with the 
>adults, - Beckford pencils,  lemon tetras, diamond tetras, threadfin 
>rainbows, rosy barbs, and Odessa  barbs.  Some of these were acid loving fish.
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