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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V3 #735

>Date: Sun, 27 Dec 1998 11:35:14 -0800
>From: Dave Gomberg <gomberg at wcf_com>
>Subject: SAE behavior
>In the last week I have noticed some odd behavior among my SAEs.  Every
>once in a while two of them will circle each other head to tail, swimming
>very vigorously.  Looks like spawning behavior to me, despite their being
>only 3" long (about 18 months old, I think).  And strangest of all, the
>pair (but not others in the tank) had nearly lost the longitudinal stripe,
>it had turned light grey and splotchy.  Anyone seen anything like this

I have also seen that type of behaviour in my 66 gal tank.
I have 4 SAE in it. 2 of them around 1.5" and the 2 others around 3-4" And
it's the 2 large ones who do the circling.

And them doing it didn't come right after water change.

But I can't help with determine what they are doing.

With many Thanks

Soren ' Disky ' Petersen  ICQ #1413069

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