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Breeding Journal DataSheet

Species: A. percula
Social Structure: Mated Pair 
Size of Individuals: Female 1.5" Male 1"  
Age of Individuals: Unknown, 1.5 years? 
Date added to Tank: 11-13-08 

Broodstock Tank Details
Size of Tank: 10G 
Substrate Details: Fine layer of black sand 
Filtration Details: Plumbed with 5 other 10g's and 55G sump, approx 95 gallons. 
Water Changes: 15 gallons every week or two 
Water Temperature: 80-83F
Lighting: Standard Shop light
Lighting Cycle: 14hrs light, 10hrs dark
Other Tank Inhabitants:

Broodstock Feeding Details
Food Types: Most frozen foods, Spectrum pellets, occasional additions of squid and enriched brine shrimp  
Feeding Schedule: Four times per day  

Spawning Details
Date of First Spawn: 04-12-09 
Dates of Consecutive Spawns: 14-18 days

Larval Tank Details
Temperature: 82F
Size of Larval Tank: 10G 
Substrate Details: none 
Other Tank Decor: Small piece of LR 
Filtration Details: None until week 3 
Lighting: CF bulb with reflector 
Lighting Cycle: 14hrs light/ 10hrs dark
Water Changes: None until day 14 

Larval Feeding Details
Food Types: Rotifers, finely crushed flake foods, Otohime A 
Feeding Schedule: 4 times per day 

Date of Metamorphosis: Day 9
Date of Settlement: 04-20-09

Grow-Out Tank Details
Size of Grow-Out Tank: 20 gallons     
Substrate Details: none 
Other Tank Decor: small piece of LR 
Filtration Details: Four 20G's with 55G sump; bioballs, skimmer, LR, macro algae 
Lighting: StAndard shop light 
Lighting Cycle: 14hrs light/10hrs dark 
Water Changes: 20% bi-weekly
Size at Transfer: about 1cm 
Age at Transfer: about 28 days 

Grow-Out Feeding Details
Food Types: Flake foods, small Spectrum pellets, cyclopeeze
Feeding Schedule: Four times per day 

Additional Information
A. percula take about 7 days longer to get to grow out.  They stripe much slower than A. ocellaris, getting their first stripe around 14 days.  Middle stripe is still developing after 6 months.

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