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post #1 of 5 Old 02-17-2008, 06:01 PM Thread Starter
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please help me if you know about guppy breeding!

how long will it be until she has her lil guppy fry?
i saw a red spot a few days ago
when i first saw it i thought it was blood and she was sick!
but now i know its part of the prossess
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post #2 of 5 Old 02-17-2008, 06:16 PM
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Guppies should give birth in a couple of weeks. So keep your eye on the spot known as the "gravid" spot. It should darken and your guppies belly should swell, looking as if it had a really big dinner.
If you want to keep your babies you should buy a breeder tank and if not make sure there is enough coverage for the fry to hide, so they dont get eaten.
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post #3 of 5 Old 02-17-2008, 06:20 PM Thread Starter
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yes,but how long should it be after the red spot is theire?
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post #4 of 5 Old 02-17-2008, 06:29 PM
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3-4 weeks.
When the spot becomes completely black it should only be a another week or so before she pops.
I currently have a guppy right now who is pregos as well...this will be her fourth time.
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post #5 of 5 Old 02-17-2008, 06:36 PM Thread Starter
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thanks
i think she needs onother 2 weeks to go
but what about the red spot right under the black one?
how long until i see that?
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