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post #1 of 25 Old 10-05-2008, 02:32 AM Thread Starter
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hi e1 please help somthing strange happening with jumbo gupp

my jumbo guppys anal keeps opening and closing , shes defo pregnant but never seen this before what could it be .she is pooing normal but when she opens and closes no poo is coming out if you know what i mean lol is she ready to drop or somthing
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post #2 of 25 Old 10-05-2008, 03:12 AM
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hmm could be that she is ready to pass the fry.
hope someone else can pop in here and say so. ? :)
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post #3 of 25 Old 10-05-2008, 03:14 AM Thread Starter
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ty willow ive never seen it before in guppys opening and closing
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post #4 of 25 Old 10-05-2008, 03:18 AM
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neither have i,but then i've never watched a guppys butt lol
is she still doing it ?
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post #5 of 25 Old 10-05-2008, 03:32 AM Thread Starter
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lol i just noticed it was well open then shut again and then she did it again she is still doing it but not as often
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post #6 of 25 Old 10-05-2008, 03:35 AM Thread Starter
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just checked again shes open quite big ,then closes shes swimming back and forth up and down the birthing tank [/url]
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post #7 of 25 Old 10-05-2008, 03:41 AM
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hmmm maybe shes ready then.
just wondering,as i've never had a guppy in a breeder,
do you ever put a plant in them to give the fish a little
somewhere to feel privert. ? ?
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post #8 of 25 Old 10-05-2008, 03:43 AM Thread Starter
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no should i as i have noticed the males hang around the birthing tank when a female is in so maybe she feels unsafe
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post #9 of 25 Old 10-05-2008, 03:49 AM Thread Starter
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just put a plant in so it covers the back so the males cant see her lol ,my other guppys babys doing great
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post #10 of 25 Old 10-05-2008, 04:04 AM
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interesting! has she stopped swimming about so much now ?
glad to hear the fry are doing well.
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