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    From what I've read, I'm seeing male dominance displays in my guppies. Two male guppies are face to face and shimmy at each other. Is this normal when there is no female guppy? They do seem to be really interested in my female platy and follow her everywhere which is rather strange to me since the male platy doesn't pay any attention to her at all.

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    The best way in my experience to keep guppies is one male to every two females. The males are focused on the females and the females are not too overwhelmed if there are two of them to every male.

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    Thanks for the clarification - Mith   A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb   sorry about your angelfish - smaug   Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R   Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff   

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    yes, that's normal, they will chase pretty much any female livebearers in with them, regardless of what type it is...swords, guppies, platys, mollys...

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    This thread is back from August?
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    Thanks for the clarification - Mith   A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb   sorry about your angelfish - smaug   Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R   Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff   

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    hm, I never checked the date of the OP. I always click on "new posts" and make a point of looking for threads with no or few responses...guess the OP found the answer elsewhere...

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