Clouded archerfish /Toxotes blythi

Amod

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Exciting news .
been studying archers for almost 6 months now and wanted to breed them so badly . Everyone said it’s impossible also cause there were no information on breeding them cause there are very little to no captive breeding records or archers , except for of course the OG “perch man”.
Didn’t even set up the tank properly but gave them all the conditions they needed. And so excited to say last night they started laying eggs. It’s 50-50 chance cause the eggs look a bit unfertilized.If not fertilized this time let’s try next time cause i know now that it’s possible .
anyway that’s it . (Fish are about 5-6inches and more than 1 year old .probably more than two since they are wild caught) attaching images of eggs below.

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tlindsey

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Exciting news .
been studying archers for almost 6 months now and wanted to breed them so badly . Everyone said it’s impossible also cause there were no information on breeding them cause there are very little to no captive breeding records or archers , except for of course the OG “perch man”.
Didn’t even set up the tank properly but gave them all the conditions they needed. And so excited to say last night they started laying eggs. It’s 50-50 chance cause the eggs look a bit unfertilized.If not fertilized this time let’s try next time cause i know now that it’s possible .
anyway that’s it . (Fish are about 5-6inches and more than 1 year old .probably more than two since they are wild caught) attaching images of eggs below.

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Congrats that's awesome!
 

Amod

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I've never really been into breeding but it is great that you've gotten them to lay eggs. I certainly don't recall reading or hearing of breeding archers of any species. Good luck with them.
Thank you!
Check Perchman on YouTube . There’s a documentary of him breeding archers (induced) he was the first one to breed .
 
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xenacanth9

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Dude, congrats. I have seen perchman's video, but other than that I have never seen this before. Nothing but the best of luck to you
 

The Masked Shadow

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Nice! Good luck.
 

eon aquatics

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very cool
 

DrownedFishonFire

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Big congratulations! I lost my group no thanks to the cat but it was my own fault. Have not had the heart to redo so this definitely made my day knowing someone elses group made it this far
 
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