There is just so much information from breeding, that you possibly couldn’t do it from just one article. It takes a lot of research and it takes a lot of time for you to grasp the importance of breeding and the benefits of breeding. You will find that there are certain fish that will breed by laying eggs and then there are some fish that will produce livebearers.
You will want to keep in mind that with the breeding you will be able to see a return on your fish investment. You will also see that when you breed fish you can also make some money from the spawning.
Keep in mind that there are commercial breeders that will use mats and brushes, as well as, other tools to help promote spawning. You will find that the mat is a piece of material that will not harm the fish at all. You don’t have to worry about it also throwing a chemical balance off in the water.
You will find that the commercial breeders use brushes that are like a bottle brush. This is used to collect the eggs or move the eggs without harming the fish or the eggs. The mats will help the fish to lay eggs safely and then they remove the eggs often, because some fish will eat their offspring. You will need to make sure that you don’t allow the fish in the tank to attack the egg sacks. You will find that if you remove the fertilized eggs, they have a better chance of surviving.
When it comes to the fish, you will want to keep in mind that they are not old enough to spawn their first year of life. Once they are fully mature they will be able to breed and they are also ready for you to sell to other breeders.
You will want to keep in mind that with a small water garden you will want to clean out the eggs once they are laid in the springtime and then you will want to remove them and place them in a small aquarium. By doing this you are keeping your water garden from being over populated and you are also protecting your investments.
For livebearers, you will want to keep in mind that there are only a few types of fish that will do so. You will need to give them all the support that you can by also removing them from their parents and placing them in a tank by themselves until they are stronger.
There are a lot of benefits to breeding fish, but you also have to take into consideration that there are a lot of things that goes along with fish breeding. You will need to take into consideration that there is a lot of time that needs to be used to help observe the tank and the changes that are happening in the water garden.