09-07-2011, 05:02 PM
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Originally Posted by zof
Its easier to just get all males then female, as some males do not develop as fast so they may appear female until one day they are male. I think what redchigh was going after was in a community tank platy fry will not survive with out plenty of hiding spots, so their is little risk of over population. Even just in a platy only tank the fry will most likely be eaten.
Ah, so once I fill my tank (just cycled, only want to stock a few fish at a time), the fry will be eaten? Seems a little cruel but I'm new to the fishkeeping hobby.
@redchigh, sorry, I thought you meant if I didn't have any hiding spots I wasn't fit to keep platy fry, sorry for the misunderstanding!