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breeding silver perch

Discussion in 'Breeding' started by amehel0, Jun 29, 2007.

  1. amehel0

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    has any one on mfk ever bred silver perch in non comercial quantities?
     
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    Google "breeding silver perch".

    I have them at a pond near me 500m, so I always catch them, but no ideas on spawning because i've never seen small ones.
     
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    you'd need to keep them in something pretty big
     
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    I would go for 180G absolute minimum. They grow to almost 12".
     
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    yeh i know ive got a 60"x24"x28"H tank. the size the fish can get to does not concern me as they are slow growers and i will be moving soon so hello 10x3x2.5H foot tank!!. i did google breeding silver perch and there was not much on breeding. only fisheries which gives a brief description and not enough to go on.
     
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    Are you sure you want to breed them in that 560G your getting? You may be able to do it in your 150.
     
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    oh yeh im pretty sure i will breed them in th 160 but the 560 will be mainly for the tank so when the perches get BIG!!!
     
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    Yeah true. But you dont wanna have to catch fry in a 560.
     
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    i want them to breed in the 160. 560 is for when my two perch and other fish get huge.
     
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    What are you going to have in your 560?
     

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