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Re: Surrogate mother

"David A. Youngker" wrote:

> > From: Martha Clark
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 12:43 AM
> > I don't know how Badis signal their spawns, but your
> > cacatuoides might be up against a similar language barrier...
> The *biggest* barrier would be the fact that Badis don't exercise parental
> care at all. The male only guards the nest until the fry are free swimming -
> then they're left to their own devices...

 Ah, I shoulda known that. This being the case, I could easily see problems with
this scenario. Is this being proposed for tank space economy, or was there a
different rationale? I'm guessing you could raise a fair number of teeny Badis
fry in a cereal bowl!


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