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post #1 of 4 Old 08-23-2013, 05:42 PM Thread Starter
Guppy Fry Tank Maintenence

The day after I brought my four pet female guppies home, I had around 30 baby guppy fry in the tank. Rather than trying to fish out all the fry, I just took the adults out and set them up in another tank. I also took out the filter as I was afraid the fry would get killed in it. What do I do to keep this fry tank clean? There is a bit of a film on the top of the tank and some debris in the gravel. I took out a quart of water today and replaced it with new water, but is there anything else I can do?

I hope this is the right place to post this as I am new to the forum.

5 gallon fry aquarium
10 gallon aquarium with 5 adult guppies and an African Dwarf Frog
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post #2 of 4 Old 08-24-2013, 08:41 PM
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i would use a sponge filter with a air stone and use low power air pump they make fish fry food it looks like powder or you might b able to feed them flake food crushed as finey as you can make sure you do water test offend i hope i was able to help
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post #3 of 4 Old 08-24-2013, 09:52 PM Thread Starter
Thank you for your suggestions. I have been feeding them fish flakes that I crushed into a fine powder, but it doesn't all always get eaten even though I feed the fry around 6 times a day in small amounts. I will have to look into the filter and air pump. Thanks!

5 gallon fry aquarium
10 gallon aquarium with 5 adult guppies and an African Dwarf Frog
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post #4 of 4 Old 08-30-2013, 05:46 PM
You would be best with live brine shrimp. The parents and fry will clean them up trust me
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