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somehow my fry from another spawn got around the tank divider and when i went to strip my female that was in that side out came eggs and full grown fry lol didnt expect her to pick fry up thats not even hers kinda cool though i got like 40 eggs tumbling and 10 fry in a 10g atm
 

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yup, they'll do that.
 

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One book I read said it's a survival mechanism for fry. (Parents will also steal and guard other's fry). The idea is that there will always be some predation of the babies. If not all the babies are yours, then some that will get eaten won't be yours and more of yours will grow to maturity. Or so I read. I personally think it's sweet . . . :)
 
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