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gustavowoltmann
 
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Please help me with my flower horn, she lays eggs but after that she eats them all. She has no partner yet.
Post InfoPosted 21-Oct-2016 06:28Profile PM Edit Report 
moondog
 
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Perhaps she should get a partner? Lots of fish will eat their own, I don't know that is particularly unusual for a fish to eat their own eggs.



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Post InfoPosted 21-Oct-2016 14:07Profile PM Edit Delete Report 
superlion
 
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That's pretty normal. Healthy fish tend to lay eggs and eat unfertilized eggs, whether they have a mate or not. Sometimes they'll eat their own fertilized eggs too, especially their first spawn or two.

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