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post #1 of 5 Old 01-11-2007, 02:19 PM Thread Starter
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fry temp

just wondering wat temperature fry will b happy in? i had guppies b4 in a non heated tank and they were fine r the fry the same? only a i have a small tank to put them in and i got a filter and heater for it. but the heater makes the water too hot??? so i thought i may try without heater but dont wanna risk losing all my babies? i have a molly fry too but ill leave her in big tank as they need heat dont they?
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post #2 of 5 Old 01-11-2007, 04:13 PM
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I kept guppies for years in ~76F water. I never used breeding nets or anything, just had a plastic hornwort in there for the fry to hide in.
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post #3 of 5 Old 01-11-2007, 05:35 PM Thread Starter
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my tank is 72 f, u think they will b ok?? i cant keep them permanently in the trap they r in in main tank, ive got 6 other pregnant fish so i need the trap lol
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post #4 of 5 Old 01-13-2007, 05:02 AM Thread Starter
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anyone any advice on this?????
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post #5 of 5 Old 01-22-2008, 10:22 PM
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I have a 2.5 Gal Fry tank and if I leave the light on the water stays at 78 without a heater. I hear that the light is good for them. I move them after about a week to a 10 gal that is heated to 78 so I can turn off the light at night.
I don't know if it's ok to leave the light on but the fry don't seem to mind.

Just chillin with my fishes,

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