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Nesting Help

Post by Lilfishie on Sat 16 Apr 2011 - 7:53

My 2 males (Polo & Kai) are currently in there breeding tubs but won't nest Rolling Eyes i've tried adding the females to encourage them with no joy

Jovi currently has a lovely bubblenest could i borrow that 1?

Do you think having another male in there would help?
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Post by Nataliey on Sat 16 Apr 2011 - 16:27

If you where careful you could steal some bubbles as this could encourage the other male to build one of his own or add to it.

Have you put some IAL or half a polystyrene cup so he can build under?

I put in a floating mirror for one of my boys he made a huge nest right by it.

You could try adding a female in a chimney for a couple of days this sometimes encourages them to build a nest.

I dont know what else to suggest...hope this helps.
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Post by Lilfishie on Sat 16 Apr 2011 - 17:15

theres 2 halfs of cup in there the female is in too to see if that helped, they are showing no interest in a mirror or the girls Sad
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Post by Nataliey on Sat 16 Apr 2011 - 20:49

Lilfishie wrote:theres 2 halfs of cup in there the female is in too to see if that helped, they are showing no interest in a mirror or the girls Sad

Have you tried a different girl to what you are actually going to use? As iv tried in the past a different female to make him build a nest then swap the females after a couple of days after he's started a nest...its worked for me, just a suggestion, sorry i really cant think...
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Post by Lilfishie on Sat 16 Apr 2011 - 23:58

think i am going to pull them all give them a few more days conditioning and in the mean time put 2 regular nesters in see if that helps.

Am tempted to do a few back up girls too but wouldn't know who to choose Rolling Eyes
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Post by Nataliey on Sun 17 Apr 2011 - 0:28

I dont know if you are like me but i get VERY impatient if things dont go my way so not even getting past the building a nest would annoy me so much, lol!!
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Post by Lilfishie on Sun 17 Apr 2011 - 16:48

i am lol i am the most impatient person i know Rolling Eyes
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Post by Nataliey on Sun 17 Apr 2011 - 23:44

Lilfishie wrote:i am lol i am the most impatient person i know Rolling Eyes

Me too, lol!! Shocked
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Post by Irish_Lass on Tue 19 Apr 2011 - 18:21

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Post by Lilfishie on Wed 20 Apr 2011 - 10:09

i took them all out put them into the divided tank and guess what Polo has made 2 nests in 2 days Rolling Eyes

Think i am going to try move both boys back over with a nest
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Post by Nataliey on Wed 20 Apr 2011 - 19:24

That is soooo typical lol!! Rolling Eyes
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Post by Lilfishie on Thu 21 Apr 2011 - 9:31

i know lol
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