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Re: Aggressive males (was fin rot)



Peter,

If he is strong and healthy, I would wait 6 months. Really, my best breeding males
were 3" (9 cm) long, a bit bowed in the back, and not very active.

Mike

plasticolor@guate.net wrote:

> >I had your "rogue", I'd stick him in a tank by himself and try a different
> male.
> >If he is really special and colorful I would wait until he was "over the
> hill",
> >age wise, before trying to breed him.
> >
> >Mike Wise
>
> Mike:
>
> Thanks for your tip.  This male is quite unique, unfortunately also in an
> arithmetical sense, as I have no other males (thanks to him).  I guess Ill
> have to wait until he is "over the hill."  Id just need to know how high
> that hill is ?  I obtained these fish when they were about 2 cm long,
> almost exactly a year ago, so I presume theyre about 14-15 months old.  Is
> it safe to assume about 3 months in "solitary" for him to reach his prime
> and mellow out to start dating again ?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Peter
>
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