Breeding fish is considered the ultimate challenge for fishkeepers. Breeding fish is a sign that your tank matches that of the fishes environment.
methods of reproduction Edit
egg scattering- Edit
the most common process of breeding is when the male and the female swim by each other releasing a cloud of sperm and eggs. Once in contact they fall on the substrate where some will get eaten by other fish.
mouthbrooding is when the female incubates the eggs in her mouth. Cichlids are the best known mouth brooders.