- Fish Breeding
- - Black Fry???
|frymaster ||12-21-2007 07:00 PM |
I have a strange question. I have been letting a 40g tank populate itself with various guppies for about 4 months now. Now all of a sudden I have about 15 clearish fry (normal) and 4 long, skinny black fry that seem to always be on rocks, etc. like they scoot along on their bellies... Does anyone have any ideas??
|SeaSerpant ||12-21-2007 09:53 PM |
i wouldn't know. do you have any good pictures? Maybe any differences from the other fry (asides from being black)?
|frymaster ||12-22-2007 04:41 PM |
well my camera is out of commission at the moment, however they are really long, skinny, and always seem to be resting on their bellies on the larger rocks..
|Falina ||12-22-2007 08:57 PM |
Do you have any other fish in the tank besides the guppies?
If it has been populating itself without any interferance then there will have been a lot of inbreeding. This can lead to deformed fry; perhaps what you are seeing with the black fry? Without photos it will be harder to say.
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