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Discus Breeding Questions

Posted By: Jeff Richard <jeff.richard@fmr.com>
Date: Thursday, 29 January 1998, at 12:47 a.m.

Two question that have to do with breeding ...

1) What do you folks recommend for specific equipment in terms of measuring Hardness ? Should I focus on degrees of hardness (Tetra test kit), Microsiemens, or conductivity?

2) My pairs go through cycles where the eggs will not hatch, or get a poor hatch. This occurs after I get a really good hatch (50 to 100 fry). Obviously, the pairs are viable. What would cause these occurances? I do not use RO or DI water ... I prefilter water through peat to soften ... and I change the breeders water 50% 2 or 3 times a week ... anyone have suggestions?

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