Breeding Journal, Species: Pterapogon Kauderni

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Shady
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Breeding Journal, Species: Pterapogon Kauderni - Monday, September 24, 2018 6:07 AM
Breeding Journal DataSheet
This first post should be updated regularly to include new information as events take place or changes are made to your system

General
Species:  Pterapogon Kauderni
Social Structure:  schooling in the ocean ( kept mine in pairs in the tank) 
Size of Individuals:  2.5 inches each 
Age of Individuals:  unknown
Date added to Tank:  2016

Broodstock Tank Details
Size of Tank:  36x18x10 inches
Substrate Details:  fine gravel
Filtration Details:  connect as part of 8 tanks ( 1000 ltrs ) 
Water Changes:  None
Water Temperature:  24.5- 26.2
Lighting:  4 x 36w t5 
Lighting Cycle:  On 1100  Off 2100
Other Tank Inhabitants:  1 x aiptasia file fish 

Broodstock Feeding Details
Food Types:  Mixed of all frozen foods 
Feeding Schedule:  1 a day roughly 1700 

Spawning Details
Date of First Spawn:  09/23/18
Spawn Time of Day:  1200
Dates of Consecutive Spawns:  Previously every 2 months but the male has never held before longer than 5 days 
Courtship Details:  Male does his "Shakey dance" from side to side of female 
Egg Size:  2mm
Egg Color:  white initially
Egg Count:  unknown

Hatch Details
Hatch Date:  unknown yet
Hatch Time of Day:  unknown          
# Days after Spawn:  unknown                    
Larvae Description:            unknown                           
Consecutive Hatch Dates:      unknown                               


Larval Tank Details
Temperature:  Same as parents                                         
Size of Larval Tank:  Same as parents             
Substrate Details:  Same as parents                       
Other Tank Decor:  Same as parents                                 
Filtration Details:  Same as parents                                           
Lighting:  Same as parents                                                     
Lighting Cycle:  Same as parents                                                               
Water Changes:  Same as parents                                                                          

Larval Feeding Details
Food Types: 
Feeding Schedule: 

Metamorphosis/Settlement
Date of Settlement Start: 
Days after Hatch: 
Date of Settlement End: 
Description of Fry: 

Grow-Out Tank Details

Temperature: 
Size of Grow-Out Tank: 
Substrate Details: 
Other Tank Decor: 
Filtration Details: 
Lighting: 
Lighting Cycle: 
Water Changes: 
Size at Transfer: 
Age at Transfer: 

Grow-Out Feeding Details
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Additional Information

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Shady
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Re:Breeding Journal, Species: Pterapogon Kauderni - Tuesday, September 25, 2018 6:54 AM
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Re:Breeding Journal, Species: Pterapogon Kauderni - Thursday, September 27, 2018 3:57 AM
Sometimes it helps with holding the eggs if pair is feed heavily on high quality food

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Re:Breeding Journal, Species: Pterapogon Kauderni - Saturday, September 29, 2018 1:51 AM
Quote Originally Posted by ssabey


Sometimes it helps with holding the eggs if pair is feed heavily on high quality food


Agreed! The male needs to be fed very well before holding eggs. If he's not, he'll get hungry pretty quickly... imagine not eating for 3 weeks.
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