Wednesday, January 16, 2008

My clownfish are expecting!

Back in July, I wrote about the anemones I bought for my clownfish. One of them survived and has grown quite a bit. The clowns love it! It must have helped them feel at home, because they spawned! There's a patch of bright orange clownfish eggs just under the anemone:
Tomato clownfish with anemone and eggs

So, we're studying up on how to raise baby clownfish. According to the information I found here, the eggs should hatch in around 8 days. We have to get special food and move them to a different tank when they hatch. I doubt we'll be successful, amateurs that we are, but it'll add some excitement to a dull, drab January. Stay tuned for updates.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Congrats on the pending fishy babies. Good luck!