If it happens to me, it's normally after they are in the net and out of the water, so I can recover the eggs. But it's never a pretty site to see mom on her side with 30+ eggs falling out of her mouth.Glaneon said:I've worn out a few moms by chasing, etc.. and they were within a few days of full term - never had them spit. Odd.
Ditto 100%. I've caught several holders at one time like this.GTZ said:Use a divider in the tank. I take enough rocks out so there's room for the divider, around the 1/3 mark of the length, use my hand to move the fish to that end of the tank, put in the divider, remove the rocks on that end and go fishing. You can lower the water level as well if you need to.