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Guppy FRY!!! Now What should I do??
I have guppy fry, but now the females keep eating them. I have 3 plants and a little cave thing they have been hiding in. I have a few in a net inside the tank. I was thinking about getting a net to put permanently in the tank so a few of the guppies can survive. is that a good idea? What do you all do for the guppy fry?
Go to the pet store and get a breeder net to put inside your tank. add some floating plants plastic or real inside the net. Let them grow up in the breeder net til they are big enough not to fit in the mouth of the biggest fish in your tank. It might be a good idea to invest in some plastic plants or real plants to fill up your tank so that the fry have a place to hide next time. I alway let the female have the babies in the tank and then fish the babies out and then I put them in a 2.5 gal. tank to grow up in. The 2.5 gal. tank is really cheap at Walmart about $25 but you can also get a 1 gal. even cheaper at Walmart the only thing with the 1 gal. is that they do not make heaters for that size. A 2.5 gal you can get a small heater at Walmart for about $7 for that size. Breeder nets are about $7 or so at Petco or Petsmart if they have them.Feed the babies crushed flake food crushed to a fine powder. Good Luck!
Yea I don't either I will keep an eye on Her. I have 3 females and I was assuming the one was giving birth because both males wont leave her alone.. but they fry look like they have yellow tails like another guppy I have. I just hope that I can raise the fry without killin them. I just don't want to overcrowd my tank. I'm already needing to vacuum every week.
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