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One of my female demasoni has been holding since the 30th of May. When would be a good time to pull her out of the main tank and strip her of her little babies :) .
 

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i usually wait untill in between day 15-20 and have good luck with that, but i don't think it really matters that much
 

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I'd suggest waiting 7-8 days...if she's not being harrassed too much. If you have a seperate tank for the fry, you could take her out now and keep her in there for another week or so before stripping her.
 

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It's best to make sure the fry are fully developed...If you strip too early and they still have egg sacs, you could risk losing some of them.

Day 18 seems to be the magic number for me!

Fry will develop quicker in warmer temperatures, my tank sit between 78-80 at all times, so this is also a factor to look into in determining your strip date.

You can also use the turkey baster method for stripping small females...Works great with young demasoni!

Kim
 
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