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post #1 of 5 Old 12-28-2008, 10:25 AM Thread Starter
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Hi am new to all this

My pregnant guppie had 7 babys 3 days ago and stopped but the gravid spot is still there with loads of eyes you can see
will it still have more as the mum as eaten 3 babys so far or can i let it back into the tank

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post #2 of 5 Old 12-28-2008, 01:07 PM
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If the female stopped delivering days ago, she can go back to the main tank. She should be ready to deliver about every 4 weeks at typical tank temperatures. If your tanks run to the cool side it could take a week longer.
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post #3 of 5 Old 12-28-2008, 04:40 PM
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Also, she can produce more and more. Female livebearers can hold sperm for months and months, therefore being pregnant for months. And, if you have at least 1 male guppy, she will most likely be pregnant 24/7.
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post #4 of 5 Old 12-29-2008, 06:23 AM Thread Starter
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thanks very much
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post #5 of 5 Old 12-29-2008, 09:37 AM
She would only have more babys ithin the first 12 hours at the max
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