Epiplatys dageti

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I recently had a problem trying to spawn this easy to keep fish Epiplatys dageti
with not getting much success except for a few eggs once in a while I decided to replace the male with another one.
in the last 5 days they have had over 160 eggs and have had as many as 60 eggs in a single day
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Very nice. Any other killifish species you're working with?
 

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That's a great fish. Epiplatys are overlooked in the hobby.

Plus you've discovered how prolific they can be.
 

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Thats an unusual fish. You should enter that interesting species in our Fish of the Month contest which is now accepting entries. Be sure to read rules before entering.
 

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Thats an unusual fish. You should enter that interesting species in our Fish of the Month contest which is now accepting entries. Be sure to read rules before entering.
I thought about putting some of my own killies in (I wish I had dageti) , but there is no way I could get a decent shot with a sticker on the glass. They are too aware of changes in their surroundings. Everything in their natural world tries to eat them, and they'd take a while to get used to the paper.
 

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The pic with note does not have to be high quality… it just should show fish even if not good resolution
Then post a second clear pic of fish without note. That will be the pic in the poll.
 
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I used to have more dageti than any sane person should. They eat bbs to start - they are not in need of microfoods.
 
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I used to have more dageti than any sane person should. They eat bbs to start - they are not in need of microfoods.
yes I know that they can take brine shrimp straight away I don't have bbs available so they are in need of micro foods
it's also a matter of choice what foods we feed our fish, I have bread many types of fish and have always feed micro foods to the Fry
 

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