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Re: H. formosa

On Wed, 17 Jun 1998, Terry Mercer wrote:

> Robert,
> The H. formosa arrived about three hours ago and they are all happily (?)
> swimming around in their new home. Have already had two fry (well, not me
> personally, but you get the idea!).

Now THAT would have been something to write an article about!  :)

> Which brings me to my question: everything I read on H. formosa indicated
> that adults eating the fry was not a problem. However, I have one very
> active little male that consumed one fry in the twinkling of an eye, and
> chased the other back into the heavy Java Moss. Do you reckon this is a
> result of the stress of shipping? Can I anticipate that he will settle down
> and become a more typical papa...or should I move him to another tank?
> Thanks again.
> Terry