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I FOUND A BABY!!!:):):)

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I FOUND A BABY!!!:):):)
Old 12-16-2007, 07:03 PM   #1
 
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I FOUND A BABY!!!:):):)

Alright, I just turned my lights off and I was watching my snail... then I saw something swim past me and I thought maybe I was crazy, but then it happened again. It's definitely a baby. I haven't seen it since but I want to try and raise it... Not in the same tank though. I have two filters running on my 28 gallon, the one was from my ten gallon it was set up sometime in august... If I fill up my ten gallon again and put the filter in it would it be safe for fry like that day? I have no worries if there would be enough bacteria in the filter. But other then the filter everything in the ten gallon has been boiled and completely clean. Um the baby would be a swordtail if that matters. I really want to try and find it right now so someone reply plleeaaaseee!!!!
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Old 12-16-2007, 07:12 PM   #2
 
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I would get a breeding tank. if you get a small tank with a filter it could get sucked up.
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Old 12-16-2007, 07:14 PM   #3
 
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Um ok, but I don't have a breeding tank and I have a ten gallon right now on me that I could wrap sponge or something around the intake.. So yeah thats not really the problem. I need to know if it matters that the only bacteria I have will be in the filter... and the water will be completely new.. the gravel and decorations too. (Not new, but boiled)
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Old 12-16-2007, 07:18 PM   #4
 
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Was the filter from a established aquarium with no problems? if so it would be perfectly safe. :D
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Old 12-16-2007, 07:21 PM   #5
 
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Alright... I'm going to see if I can't find the fry again... Then I shall fill up the ten and see how it goes...
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Old 12-16-2007, 07:22 PM   #6
 
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If I fill up my ten gallon again and put the filter in it would it be safe for fry like that day?
Wrap pantyhose or sponge on the filter intake if it is too strong enough to suck the fry. You can buy a sponge filter anytime to replace your current filter.
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Old 12-16-2007, 07:23 PM   #7
 
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hahaha nylons? I'll see if I've got any kicking around. Cheers!
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Old 12-16-2007, 07:23 PM   #8
 
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That is true. you wouldn't want your fry to be sucked up. that would be terrible.
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Old 12-16-2007, 07:42 PM   #9
 
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Lol sorry I guess I posted in the wrong place? I only posted in the maintaining thing because my question had more to do with the bacteria and starting up my ten gallon again more or so then the baby. But since I am in the breeding section now... I found the baby... Lol only one it's cute... But is there any point of keeping it in my ten gallon? I get the feeling I'll never see it again... How will it find food? a 10 gallon with just one fry? Seems crazy. I have a net but I don't know.. I just wanted to keep it in my ten gallon.
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Old 12-16-2007, 07:44 PM   #10
 
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i don't know just try and keep an eye on it. maybe if you have like a 5 gal or a bowl or something you can keep him in.
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