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    Unhappy Are My Guppies Pregnant?


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    I just purchased 1 male and 2 female guppies from the pet shop. They said my guppies aren't pregnant but to me it looks like they are! Can someone tell? And if so what stage are they at? THANKYOU

    This is the youtube video of the guppies..

    seriously all responses are appreciated! I was driving myself crazy today, 10 pet stores and EVERY female guppy pregnant. Even the ones I thought weren't ended up being

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    They don't look pregnant to me but give them just a bit of time... They will be.

    .. It's just what guppies do [Livebearers in general really].
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    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

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    wow you really think they aren't?! one has a black spot and some red in her belly and the other just has a black spot. that fits the description of a pregnant guppy but the guy said they weren't! im so confused its driving me insane!

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    Well ...first of all--> Calm down

    Didn't notice/couldn't tell they were gravid. Livebearers tend to do nothing but reproduce so .. Like I said; If they aren't.. They will be

    .. And soon. It's just the way it works.
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
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    Haha my apologies! I was trying to breed them on my own and not purchase pregnant guppies! So I could predict when they would have their frye, but now I'm clueless.. They chase eachother around and the male swims around at least one female constantly. It seems like they all want to mate

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    They chase eachother around and the male swims around at least one female constantly. It seems like they all want to mate
    The males are literally relentless in their pursuit. This is why it is beneficial & suggested to have at least a three to one F/M ratio so that the girls get a turn to rest occasionally. They can get stressed otherwise and this leads to health issues.

    The gestation period for guppys is 3 or 4 weeks BTW, What sized tank is this [Cycled ?] and what are your plans for the fry?
    Gas mileage isn't everything OIIIIIIIO
    Lack of planning on your part does not constitute an emergency on my part.
    Why pretend there are no stupid questions? Actually, There are many stupid questions: "Should I drink this bleach?" Is just one example.
    Having said that, Just because it's a stupid question doesn't mean that it shouldn't be asked. It's better to know.

    A warm beer is better than a cold beer. Because nothing is better than a cold beer, and a warm beer is better than nothing.

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