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I have 6 tarapoto in a tank. I put them there as they were coming out of water from the parent tank. Now they are from 5 to 8 months old. I see a pair now, one calling and the other following and courting. I have some questions now...

1 - What do I do now to separate the pair? Do I remove the 4 others to another tank? Or do I remove the pair to another tank. It looks like they are getting ready to lay though. Please help.

2 - Is it possible that the 5 month old frog is even old enough to fertilize eggs? The one calling is from 6/29/11 which makes him 5 months old. The female is from 3/27/11 making her 8 months old. She looks gravid and is following the male around touching his leg here and there.

Let me know what you think. Thank you!
 

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It is possible that he is old enough. Ideally, you would leave the sexed pair in there and remove the others. It sounds like they are practicing some breeding behavior now and anything you do to disturb that could turn them off for a while. The least disturbance would be to use a clear acrylic tube to remove the others, with as little disturbance as possible.
 
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