Aquaculture Breeding pair of crosshatch triggerfish video

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  1. Chad Vossen

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    We recently acquired a stunning adult pair of crosshatch triggerfish from Nebraska Aquatic Supply in Omaha Nebraska. These fish have been in captivity for a few years now, and were spawning in the previous tank they lived in. This is a very challenging species to raise due to the very small size of the larvae. They require smaller foods than what we would feed larval angelfish, plus a 100 day larval period.
    They have been reared in captivity, and more information can be found here - http://www.rcthawaii.com/research/10.htm

    We've had this pair for a few weeks now, and we are expecting them to spawn very soon now. These fish eat a TON of LRS fertility blend and chunky blend.

    [youtube]jK1DeTj2lPY[/youtube]
     
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    >>>>They require smaller foods than what we would feed larval angelfish,

    LOL, you are going to need a bigger place just for the fish food cultures.
     
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    Video doesn't do them justice - they are huge and gorgeous - GOOD LUCK!!!
     
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    Chad Vossen

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    This is very true! We are playing with the idea of moving everything into a commercial space. The space we have now is limiting.
     
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    Good Luck Chad, keep us up to date on their progress.
     
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    So fabulous!
     
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    could you clean that coralline algae/salt spot and redo the vid? It's distracting me from the courting. lol, j/k.

    That's awesome!
     
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