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Baby homaloptera...Week 3
Posted By: jim powers <email@example.com>
Date: Sunday, 25 June 2000, at 4:47 p.m.
I thought I would give an update on my baby homaloptera zollengeri for those interested. It's been three weeks since I first observed the young. At first, I just noticed six, then nine and now 13. I guess it's like someone said when they first hatched that if you see one, there are probably many more. Fortunately, they are now too big for anyone to eat, but an attack by one of the larger fish would still probably kill them.For the most part though, the other fish don't pay much attention to them. Occasionally, one of the Pseudogastromyzon cheni, will chase them off a favorite rock like they do their parents, but no harm is done. The largest are about .5 inches (up from .4 inche