Angel's laid eggs in community tank

Talia

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Hi I'm new to fish keeping.
In my tank I have
3 dwarf gourami
3 clown loach
7 black tetra
4 Angel's
2 brisslenose plecs

My two large Angel's have laid eggs and me being new to this I have no clue what to do. I am thinking just to let nature take its course as they seem to be doing a good job protecting them. What are the chances of them surviving?
 

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Small I'm afraid. Often they will eat the eggs themselves or the young when they hatch. The other fish will be looking for a quick snack too.

My angels spawned in a community tank 2 weeks ago. I siphoned off a few eggs (8 or 9) and put them in a container that I floated in the tank. I added a little methyline blue to stop them fungusing. They hatched about a week ago and are now free swimming and eating microworms. There are 6 fry. Most of the other eggs got covered in fungus and all were gone within 3 days.

The parents spawned again yesterday and I think this time I'll siphon more off.
 

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Just wanted to point out that unless your tank is 180+ gallons, you will have a severe crowding problem in your as your fish grow.
Especially the clown loaches, which usually top a foot long, and have been known to reach 16 inches in the wild.
 
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