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Try lowering the water temperature 5 degrees. I I had infertility problems with several Aphys till I lowered the temperature. Many of my fish are temporarily infertile above 75.
Second store the eggs in clean water similar to the parents tank water. Keep the eggs in a dark place. Try adding a pinch of peat moss to the egg storage container. I sometimes use acriflavine, but very diluted--I touch the top of the closed bottle to the water in the petri dish. Finally, you didn't mention water parameters, but I would suggest adding a little rain water or RO water.
>>> Michael Gray <megray1 at pop_uky.edu> 07/22/99 10:13AM >>>
Can someone give me some pointers on hatching eggs? I have asked before
but am still having problems. I have a pair of A. striatum "Liberville"
and a pair of A. biv "Ijoube Ode" who did not read the contract for
residency in my fish room carefully. Seriously I collect a good number of
eggs but non hatch. I have tried peat incubation, acriflavin plus,
moroxy&salt&meth blue, acriflavin plus and the precceding concoction, and
nothing (ie leaving them with the parents). I have offered live foods,
soft&acidic water, I am not sure what else to do. Help. Both species are
beautiful fish and would hate to loose them (and I only have one pair of A
biv. and two prs. A striatum). Thanks for any assistance.