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Posted By: jim powers <email@example.com>
Date: Monday, 7 August 2000, at 6:02 p.m.
Now that my homaloptera zollengeri quit spawning after four times between May 17 and July 12, I thought my nursery days were over. My psuedogastromyzon cheni spawned on July 10, but no babies were ever seen...until the other day. Friday, while cleaning the gravel, I noticed a very small fish, about half the size of the homaloptera babies when they emerged, swimming against the current in the gravel vacume!!! The fish, about the size of a planeria worm but thicker and darker, was trying to keep from going up the tube. I immediately plugged the hose and the fish swam down and hid in the cobbles. Since then, I have searched the tank to no avail.I thought that was the only survivor. Today, however, I was cleaning th