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How long can fry be in breaders box

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I have 2 batches of Lab fry (from same female) in this box in my 125g.
first batch of 5 are about 1/2 inch the others are much smaller.

This tank is a new setup and I don't have a growout tank yet.
Even if I get one it will only be a 10g that will fit under the stand.
Not much room under there with all the equipment.

So can I leave them and release them at a certain size later,
or would it be best to put them in a 10g.

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cichlidaholic said:
I would move them to a 10G tank, do frequent water changes and frequent small feedings, and grow them out quicker than you would ever be able to do in the box.

I wouldn't add them to the main tank until they were large enough NOT to fit in the adult's mouths.
exactly what kim said
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