Thread: GUPPIES just gave birth
04-02-2012, 08:30 PM #1Junior Member Guppy
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GUPPIES just gave birth
I have a ten gallon tank.
I had 2 female guppies and 1 male guppy.
Last night before going to bed I knew that both of them were pregnant because of the gravid spot. This morning I woke up, saw two fry and immediately moved them to another tank. A couple hours later I checked back, and to my surprise I found another 3 more fry.
Put them all in the tank. The weird thing is, it seems that the one female guppy has died.
Sadly, one of the fry died.
However, I know the population of these fish is known to grow exponentially, so is it OK since I do not have any more room for these fish to put them in the main tank again? If they live or die, it's not that I don't care, it's just that I don't have the money or space for any more tanks right now. It's well planted with floating plants.
Leaving them in the tank they are in now is not an option, it's borrowed from a friend.
Last edited by sourcy; 04-02-2012 at 08:35 PM.
04-02-2012, 08:36 PM #2
What are you feeding the fry? Since you are new in dealing with livebearer fry, ground flake food (not so fine that it forms clots in water) can feed them. Feed them very light meals three times a day, and make sure they eat it all. Promptly remove any excess food. Good luck.
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