My Fish Had 100’s of BABIES!! (day 1 - 5) | MD Fish Tanks

YYYYEEEESSSSSSS!!!! It happened. So many of you were right. She did have kribensis babies in the cave. So glad I decided not to take the tank down because of a bit of algae. This is all so exciting...
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  1. sadia adnan

    sadia adnan

    8 dagen geleden

    Congratulations , but you should separate them in a nother tank

  2. T Est

    T Est

    15 dagen geleden

    Those fight of way bigger fish when they have babies. As long as they are a couple that knows how to care for their young.

  3. Akå Jedvert

    Akå Jedvert

    16 dagen geleden

    My rams are breeding in an aroma lamp :) They want a cave, ca half coconut size. And pleeease.. give Amber a friend! They are schoolfish. Thanks for all joy!

  4. Benny’s Aquatics

    Benny’s Aquatics

    16 dagen geleden

    It looks like the female has just spawned. Her belly looks like all the females I have used to breed after they lay eggs. They also eat the eggs for the first few times, ps they spawn in the evening

  5. Muhammad Fazli

    Muhammad Fazli

    17 dagen geleden

    Awsome fish

  6. Anna Yang

    Anna Yang

    19 dagen geleden

    Babies everywhere!

  7. Joseph Karthic

    Joseph Karthic

    19 dagen geleden

    how do you siphon clean the substrate on all these tanks or you dont clean at all?

  8. Stephanie Nielsen

    Stephanie Nielsen

    19 dagen geleden

    HELL BOY IS DOPE!! is that flame moss you've let grow??

  9. John Stothard

    John Stothard

    20 dagen geleden

    You’re so happy! Me too! 👏👏👏👏

  10. lynden rutley

    lynden rutley

    20 dagen geleden

    Very cool , I have a 10 gallon tank with a pair of Kribs !!! Babies are very hardy !

  11. Havnmor DotCom

    Havnmor DotCom

    20 dagen geleden

    OMG MD such a proud papa! Congrats!

  12. Сергей Дмитриев

    Сергей Дмитриев

    20 dagen geleden

    🤓🤏 👍 👏

  13. Christopher Verstappen

    Christopher Verstappen

    20 dagen geleden

    Omg its not new they are like guppys, ive two pairs ive got 1000 of them...

  14. Manashi Pathak

    Manashi Pathak

    20 dagen geleden

    Congratulations MD 👍 great job :)

  15. Thomas Vink

    Thomas Vink

    20 dagen geleden

    I had a couple of Rams, and they often had eggs. In my case they laid their eggs in the side of a piece of wood where na anubias was sitting. So they actually had a kind of protected ‘hole’ on the wood. Maybe it will help you!

  16. Monarod88 Rodrigues

    Monarod88 Rodrigues

    20 dagen geleden

    Feed the fry after 3 or 7 day after hatching or once the yolk sack is gone

  17. David Bowman

    David Bowman

    20 dagen geleden

    Krib eggs take 2-3 days to hatch and another 4-5 for fry to become free swimming. So you fry are at least 4-5 days old.

  18. Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman

    20 dagen geleden

    make a tank for ember plz md

  19. Andrew Smith

    Andrew Smith

    20 dagen geleden

    Congratulations... Your plan worked out perfectly. 3 very proud 'parents'. 👍😷👍

  20. Texas Andy Aquatics

    Texas Andy Aquatics

    20 dagen geleden

    Congrats on the new babies man! Its always such a great feeling getting egg laying fish to breed, it feels like so much more of an accomplishment then live bearers because you need the conditions to be more right for the fish to actually get them to breed vs most of the simple live bearers we all get to breed as beginners to the hobby. But i was the same way after i got my first apisto species to breed i went and got 3 more pairs of different type and was ALL about breeding hahah. I remember aquarium coop has a video i saw a while back when i first bred rams that i watched with Dean explaining his set up how to bred rams and we all know he is an amazing breeder especially with rams so id check that out. His set up is very minimalistic but what i did was his general set up but of course had the tank scaped out with plants and everything, Best of luck to ya bud!!!

  21. Ajju Aswath

    Ajju Aswath

    20 dagen geleden

    Can I know what are you feeding babies

  22. R. H.

    R. H.

    20 dagen geleden

    What a BEAUTIFUL FAMILY!! Cuteness overlooooooooad!!!!! Wish they are available in AU too. Look forward to see the update soon

  23. PaulZyCZ


    21 dag geleden

    My Ram pair laid eggs, but after 3 days nothing remained (the male was also quite angry at the female). :-/ Fed them frozen bloodworms and other frozen food every second day, kept the temperature up (27 °C is a normal temperature for them). There is a lot of flat rocks and hidden places which are a must (instead of a flat rock, Echinodorus works as well). Fresh soft water helps too. The signs are: full (under)belly of the female, visible oviparium (or how's that called), pair being aggresive to other fish.

  24. Assem Elsayed

    Assem Elsayed

    21 dag geleden

    the trick is getting them to stop breeding, you will be smothered in fry in a short time

  25. Robert S.

    Robert S.

    21 dag geleden

    Kribs are one of (if not my most) favorite fish. I've bred them several times and its so mcuh fun to see the typical big cichlid behaviour in a small fish. If you disturb them, they may end up eating the fry.

  26. eslam nouh

    eslam nouh

    21 dag geleden


  27. Life in Jars?

    Life in Jars?

    21 dag geleden


  28. Cheryl California

    Cheryl California

    21 dag geleden

    Loved seeing all of your fry and hearing your excitement. Congratulations! So beautiful to see and looking forward to seeing them grow. I had commented on your Instagram account how I hope one day to find chili’s and cpd fry in my aquarium. I’d be thrilled.

  29. Ariel C

    Ariel C

    21 dag geleden

    Congratulation! The babies look great.

  30. David Baker

    David Baker

    21 dag geleden

    Congratulations MD! fantastic that you have had a successful spawn. I bet you are glad you decided not to break the tank down! Can't wait to see how the fry get on in the coming days,

  31. Pelham’s Aquatics

    Pelham’s Aquatics

    21 dag geleden

    Looking great mate!👍🏻

  32. JP's Fish Room

    JP's Fish Room

    21 dag geleden

    It's so cool to see an experienced fish keeper like yourself, get so excited over having babies! Congrats and did you pass out cigars yet?

  33. LUGO Around the world

    LUGO Around the world

    21 dag geleden

    in the second 55 the mom or dad picks up one of his sons and takes him with the others, awesome !!

  34. Nick Owen

    Nick Owen

    21 dag geleden

    Congrats on the babies! Coming soon “MD’s Baby Factory”

  35. Zacks Tanks Crazy Aquarium Guy

    Zacks Tanks Crazy Aquarium Guy

    21 dag geleden

    Up to 28,5 degrees and feed them live blackworm to the Rams.

  36. rulemakerR


    21 dag geleden

    What is the name of those fishes

  37. Zacks Tanks Crazy Aquarium Guy

    Zacks Tanks Crazy Aquarium Guy

    21 dag geleden

    You said you have fry food, but unmixed repashy is great. And pealed dried artemia eggs.

  38. Zacks Tanks Crazy Aquarium Guy

    Zacks Tanks Crazy Aquarium Guy

    21 dag geleden

    And you almost rescaped! 🙏😉 Told you to leave it!

  39. Vani Jay

    Vani Jay

    21 dag geleden

    8:55-9:01 he picks up the baby and spits it out in the group just like you said!!

  40. Annabel Hawksworth

    Annabel Hawksworth

    21 dag geleden

    Ive got goldfish fry so it’s so nice to see fish that actually care for and protect their babies for a change instead of eating them 😂

  41. Annabel Hawksworth

    Annabel Hawksworth

    21 dag geleden

    Baby fish updates are cool!

  42. Sophie Bulpitt

    Sophie Bulpitt

    21 dag geleden

    This is lovely!! I'm hoping to get my tank set up soon 🙏. Great tank. Thanks for sharing 😃

  43. SHREK? idk what to name

    SHREK? idk what to name

    21 dag geleden

    Brine shrimp is better to ensure that can eat

  44. Julia Pilarska

    Julia Pilarska

    21 dag geleden

    Baby fish are soo cute! 😍 Can't wait to see them grow ❤

  45. David Hamburger

    David Hamburger

    21 dag geleden

    Your enthusiasm and excitement is infectious!

  46. Chris De La Fuente

    Chris De La Fuente

    21 dag geleden

    Awesome Vid!!!

  47. jeff edwards

    jeff edwards

    21 dag geleden

    U need baby brine shrimp for babies.

  48. Simon Gower

    Simon Gower

    21 dag geleden

    Wonderful shots. Looking great. I have also been breeding Kribs for a while and keep taking them down to the local fish shop as I have too many. I have found that they cope pretty well with water changes, cleaning and maintenance whist breeding if you are careful. Adults should take the babies to safety whilst you are doing it.

  49. somegirlswill


    21 dag geleden

    So the babies will actually be picking at the algae and biofilm microorganisms for now so don’t stress too much

  50. G Munce

    G Munce

    21 dag geleden

    Love your excitement

  51. Michelle Bastin

    Michelle Bastin

    21 dag geleden

    Congrats on your babies. You can’t change the tank now. 😋

  52. Akvarie kanalen

    Akvarie kanalen

    21 dag geleden

    How big is the kribensis tank??

  53. Ben


    21 dag geleden

    I'm a simple man. I hear MD say "great success", I hit the like button

  54. J C

    J C

    21 dag geleden

    Loving your excitement, and her vibrant colours

  55. Eve Howard

    Eve Howard

    21 dag geleden

    We love your fishy videos MD, and we think the male finds the cave. Thanks for so much fun its very exciting.

  56. Mighty MuSc

    Mighty MuSc

    21 dag geleden

    An Aqua scaping Michelangelo and doesn’t know “school” of fish lol just having a piss mate congrats on being a daddy!✌️❤️

  57. Meaghan B

    Meaghan B

    21 dag geleden

    It is MAGICAL! So beautiful to see the pair caring for them and the babies growing well!

  58. Christopher Allen

    Christopher Allen

    21 dag geleden

    I'd probably feed that tank pretty heavy

  59. Christopher Allen

    Christopher Allen

    21 dag geleden

    At around 9 min, the father picks up a baby from the right side and spits it back into the pile!! This is awesome!!!! I didn't realize until just now that I'm holding my phone up to my face like a child! This tank is also a very beautiful one!!!

  60. Shrimpy Shrimp

    Shrimpy Shrimp

    21 dag geleden

    Love the Borat reference.

  61. K A

    K A

    21 dag geleden

    I really miss seeing your goldfish, I was happy to see ember in the back. ♥️ the lil babies are cute too though

  62. Lady Diane

    Lady Diane

    21 dag geleden

    My Mom heart is bursting! Congrats MD!!! They're a gorgeous jelly!

  63. Omar Ghazzaoui

    Omar Ghazzaoui

    22 dagen geleden

    Put sponge on the filter intake so none of them get sucked up

  64. Ayan Pal

    Ayan Pal

    22 dagen geleden

    Absolutely LOVED this. So rewarding... truly an accomplishment worth celebrating!

  65. short


    22 dagen geleden


  66. David Forgash

    David Forgash

    22 dagen geleden

    More baby videos!! Love the daily growth updates, so unique in the hobby!!

  67. William Annelli

    William Annelli

    22 dagen geleden

    4-26-21MD, what an experience it was to watch this video. Amazing.

  68. Suzanne H

    Suzanne H

    22 dagen geleden

    You DID iiitttttt! Well done! What joy!

  69. Torrey Brooks-Mauga

    Torrey Brooks-Mauga

    22 dagen geleden

    Aren't you glad you left the scape!!!!???!!!!

  70. Kaveh Maguire

    Kaveh Maguire

    22 dagen geleden

    My problem with kribs is that they are such good parents that even in a full community tank there is a good chance of a lot of babies surviving. For me the only thing that would successfully prey on the young and cut their numbers significantly were older generations of kribs (or other similar bottom dwelling cichlids...can check my videos for young Steatocranus hunting baby kribs). But super fun to experience this and watch them care for them. If I remember correctly by the time they are free swimming and come out of their cave they are already almost a week old.

  71. Brian Cook

    Brian Cook

    22 dagen geleden

    Will you send me some fish if I buy them from you when they get a little bigger

  72. Brian Cook

    Brian Cook

    22 dagen geleden

    Soon as they get a little bit bigger they will start eating them once their color starts coming in because of the territorial bull mess

  73. Brian Cook

    Brian Cook

    22 dagen geleden

    Every time I had platies I would have babies and then the adults will die off like a month or two later

  74. Brian Cook

    Brian Cook

    22 dagen geleden

    You can start selling your fish now you can make some money lol

  75. Brian Cook

    Brian Cook

    22 dagen geleden

    Yeah You can see their organs when they’re first born

  76. Brian Cook

    Brian Cook

    22 dagen geleden

    Dude just like the other person said do not Change the escape they will not do it again if you do I found out the hard way

  77. DonWhiteFX


    22 dagen geleden

    Amazon sword for ram spawn point. Have other man made flat spots but always spawn on the sword leaves

  78. Martin Kruse

    Martin Kruse

    22 dagen geleden

    Congratulations Grandpa 👴MD!

  79. Mohammad Alfayed

    Mohammad Alfayed

    22 dagen geleden

    make sure the dad well fed, or put him into separate tank, or u will not see babies anymore

  80. Aleesha Sattva

    Aleesha Sattva

    22 dagen geleden

    Check out @Justin's Fishroom and @KeepingFishSimple for how to breed rams! These two guys are awesome at it.

  81. Anamaria Live

    Anamaria Live

    22 dagen geleden


  82. Aleesha Sattva

    Aleesha Sattva

    22 dagen geleden

    call the yellow betta "puff daddy" lol

  83. Dlion Coulthurst

    Dlion Coulthurst

    22 dagen geleden

    Good Stuff, So cool Bro. Hoorah!!

  84. Jose Visoso

    Jose Visoso

    22 dagen geleden

    Guau que chingon saludos.

  85. irvagirl


    22 dagen geleden

    Sooooooo many babies. ❤️

  86. Rick From the Cape

    Rick From the Cape

    22 dagen geleden

    Those Krib's look great! With the Rams, it could be that you just need to keep the female on the meds a little longer. Internal parasites can take awhile to get rid of, and a week probably wasn't enough time. Obviously, if she's sick or has a sunken belly she's not producing eggs yet, so she's just not ready to breed. I think once you get her health squared away things will start to happen. I would put her back in the other tank while you treat the parasites for another week or two.

  87. PaidInFull


    22 dagen geleden

    With the Ram I would bump the temp to 84 degrees and make sure mom has a place to hide from dad. If they breed they will get aggressive even to each other. They will push the sand and lay in it but they do prefer a flat spot. Also they look young and will need more time to grow before breeding. It is also easier to pair off if you have 2-3 females to 1 male. Loving the vids. Keep them coming and thank you for taking the time and posting

  88. Spirit


    22 dagen geleden

    When your rams are settled they will start breeding. I haven't done anything special to get mine to breed. I feed once or twice daily and I keep their tank at 25-26c. Once the pair are settled and happy in their environment they will probably keep having babies every couple of weeks.

  89. Gill Last

    Gill Last

    22 dagen geleden

    No way those platy babies are new born. My guess is they are at least 5-6 weeks old. New borns have very little color, are much much smaller and would never be swimming openly like yours! If they did they would be eaten!

  90. John Maude

    John Maude

    22 dagen geleden

    Love my kribs 🥰

  91. travis cowley

    travis cowley

    22 dagen geleden

    Aistogramas gotta breed soon too hopefully

  92. Up GreyEd

    Up GreyEd

    22 dagen geleden

    this is so exciting! I cant wait to see how they progress!!!! they really are beautiful fish

  93. m hoffmeyer

    m hoffmeyer

    22 dagen geleden


  94. gahmeep


    22 dagen geleden

    So cuuuuute

  95. Daniel Madsen

    Daniel Madsen

    22 dagen geleden

    Sooo fun to watch

  96. DasEmpress


    22 dagen geleden

    Listening to the happiness in your voice was contagious! I so needed that! Thanks for sharing that awesome moment! 😘

  97. Alan Pitkeathly

    Alan Pitkeathly

    22 dagen geleden

    Sera micron is a great food for the fry and bbs

  98. Alan Pitkeathly

    Alan Pitkeathly

    22 dagen geleden

    I knew the Kribs had spawned by the way they were acting in your last video 💯 such an amazing thing to watch, as always great video 👏🔥

  99. Laura G

    Laura G

    22 dagen geleden

    So cool md. Congratulations

  100. Sharon Lewis

    Sharon Lewis

    22 dagen geleden

    You were right about not disturbing the tank.