Can I keep a tank with guppies of all one gender? - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
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post #1 of 3 Old 01-22-2014, 12:06 AM Thread Starter
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Can I keep a tank with guppies of all one gender?

I don't want to deal with fry. Can I keep all-male guppies or all-female together? Not a mix?

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post #2 of 3 Old 01-22-2014, 08:27 PM
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Yes you can, preferably males in a good sized tank with a good bit of hiding to keep aggression and stress down, same if you went with all girls. If you want no fry, you'll want to buy all males. Be sure you check their anal fins, some females can in fact be colorful like males, so don't make a mistake there or you will have fry anyways, and a very stressed mum.
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post #3 of 3 Old 01-22-2014, 09:08 PM
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Yes, you'll want to get all males because the females at your pet store could very well already be pregnant :)
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