whats the best ratio for breeding

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whats the best ratio for breeding

Postby Cichlid_beast123 » Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:53 pm

i have a colony of dolphins 11 i heard some people go for 18 fish in a 500 l tank 3 kinds i might do that too but ill have to remove the males too many maybe 1 alfa who did breed once but she spat out 4 days later :( then one beta those 2 are the large ones then it turns out defo 3 medium sized males chasing females about oh and 2 juveniles so that is 4 females only what are your thoughts should i remove the other males?
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Re: whats the best ratio for breeding

Postby IanG » Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:58 pm

Dolphins are not particularly agressive in fact for malawis they are docile. There is normally sparring between males but vet little damaging aggression. I would remove dominant male and see if situation improves. Then if aggression goes away try reintroducing a few weeks later and he may then behave
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