Butterfly Eggs



The butterfly telescopes spawned today!  I raised the temperature and increased the photoperiod a little bit about a week ago in an attempt to trigger spawning.  I noticed some chasing, so I added a few spawning mops a few days ago, and found them covered in eggs today.  I’m fairly certain Minai is the female, but they could be fertilized by multiple males.  I think Luca, Clyde, and Benji were doing the majority of the chasing.  I am most interested in a Minai x Clyde cross, but I’ll take what I can get for now.  ๐Ÿ™‚  I had to do quite a bit of rearranging in the fish room to make space for more fry/eggs.  I have a few hundred or so ghost bristol fry right now that were taking up all the tank space!  I’ll do a Tank Talk fish room update video soon so you guys can see what’s been going on in the fish room lately.

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One thought on “Butterfly Eggs

  1. Ocean Truth

    Wow, congratulations on the eggs!!! I think Minai’s babies will be beautiful no matter who the male is. ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t wait to see them hatch. Very exciting!!!

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  2. Goldfish Adventure

    Congrats!I can’t wait to see them grow ๐Ÿ™‚

    Are you going to sell any of these?

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  3. Jennie

    Thanks!I sure hope they’re fertilized.They should be, since I was seeing all of the males engage in the chasing… so hopefully!

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  4. Ocean Truth

    I believe she’s using sponge filters with a couple of bags of ceramic rings on top of them.

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  5. Pearlscale

    Is that really enough? ๐Ÿ˜ฎ i thought that you would have to have multiple filtration because they are so messy? ๐Ÿ™‚

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  6. Sincerely Goldfish

    That is so exiting!!!!!!!!! Congrats!!! Can’t wait to see the video on them! ๐Ÿ™‚

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  7. Ocean Truth

    I’ve really come to believe that sponge filters are adequate filtration if you’re on top of water changes. If you can’t stay regimented with it, then power filters are definitely a must. Just my opinion though. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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  8. Salma Ab

    Hi Jennie ! Your butterfly telescopes are the best and you are the best goldfish owner in the whole world , i sent you a private message on facebook , i hope you can see it and respond , and probably create a nice conversation ๐Ÿ˜€ , i love you and i really support what are you doing and showing everybody your amazing hobby ๐Ÿ™‚ goodbye and good luck ๐Ÿ˜€
    Ps : Minai’s fry will be the best fry ever no matter what ๐Ÿ˜€

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  9. Ricky Dillard

    Awesome! I was wondering if you’re worried about Clyde losing his black. I’ve read you have to keep them in a sunny place to help them out. I was interested in a panda and a black ranchu, but this has held me back….

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  10. Pep Villegas

    Hi Jennie! How do you induce spawning? Been waiting for my ranchus to spawn. I have a couple of black ones I wish to breed. Can you please show me how. Thanks…

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  11. kelly rasdel

    My ryunkin just had babies hatch. Someone told me that the babies around 2 weeks will get flukes. Is this true?

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