Breeding Journal, Species: Pterapogon kauderni

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  1. Kevin Lake

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    Breeding Journal DataSheet


    General
    Species: Pterapogon kauderni
    Common Name: Bangaii Cardinalfish
    Social Structure: Mated pair
    Size of Individuals: 2"
    Age of Individuals: Unknown (Purchased from a local breeder 1 year ago)
    Date added to Tank: 11/19/2011

    Broodstock Tank Details
    Size of Tank: 40g breeder (100g total system volume)
    Substrate Details: Fiji Pink sand
    Filtration Details: Sump/Refugium with Macro Algae, Skimmer, GFO/Carbon Reactor
    Water Changes: 15g bi-weekly
    Water Temperature: 78
    Salinity: 1.025
    Lighting: 6 bulb T5 TEK Light. ATI & Giesemann bulbs
    Lighting Cycle: 12 hours per day
    Salt Type: Reef Crystals. In process of changing to Red Sea Coral Pro salt
    Other Tank Inhabitants: 2 Engineer Gobies, Lawnmower Blenny, Cleaner Wrasse, corals, CUC

    Broodstock Feeding Details
    Food Types: Frozen PE Mysis soaked in Selcon, NutraMar Ova,
    Feeding Schedule: Daily

    Spawning Details
    Date of First Spawn: December 8, 2012
    Spawn Time of Day: Between late evening and mid morning
    Dates of Consecutive Spawns:
    Courtship Details: Female trembling
    Egg Size:
    Egg Color:
    Egg Count:

    Hatch Details
    Hatch Date:
    Hatch Time of Day:
    # Days after Spawn:
    Larvae Description:


    Larval Tank Details
    Temperature:
    Size of Larval Tank:
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    Other Tank Decor:
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    Larval Feeding Details
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    Metamorphosis/Settlement
    Date of Settlement Start:
    Days after Hatch:
    Date of Settlement End:
    Description of Fry:

    Grow-Out Tank Details
    Temperature:
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    Size at Transfer:
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    Grow-Out Feeding Details
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    Additional Information
    Miscellaneous Information: This pair mated only once in October 2012 and released 19 fry. I didn't have the set-up to feed or keep them, so I ended up with one juvenile.
     
    #1 Kevin Lake, Dec 9, 2012
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    Kevin Lake

    Kevin Lake Owner, Aquaria Guru Inc.
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    Pictures
    Day 2 (eggs are not visible in the photo, but they are in the Male Bangaii's mouth)
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