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Chromis Damsel Laying Eggs

Nickig23

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I noticed one of my chromis spinning in circles on one spot in my tank. After a bit I realized the female was laying eggs. I feel so bad for them, the male been chasing the other fish away all day long, he's going to be so tired.

This is the male preparing the spot
https://vimeo.com/121716344

And this is the female laying her eggs
https://vimeo.com/121716199


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Very cool. I'm surprised they are laying eggs without a male. My yellow tail damsels used to spawn constantly, but once the male died, the two females never laid eggs again.
 

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Ok, that's a relief - I was beginning to think my basic understanding of biology was all wrong.
 
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Bahahaha, doubt they will last long, the chromis sleep, the sixline doesn't. They will probably all be eatin by morning


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