|perculus ||07-03-2008 10:10 PM |
Platy or guppy confusion!
|southafrica1001 ||07-04-2008 12:40 AM |
wow intresting senorio you have there, from the pictures though she does look like a platy possibly a molly (?) ( i dont really know mollies well).
im not sure that a guppy and platy can interbreed though, guppies and mollies can, and swordtails and platies can interbreed not sure about any others. good luck :D
|Lupin ||07-04-2008 02:42 AM |
Guppies and platies will never crossbreed with each other as both are from different genus. Your fish is a most likely a molly.
|aquathena ||07-04-2008 02:56 PM |
Or it could be the guppy/molly hybrid. ...I can't figure out why else a molly would be in a batch of assorted guppies otherwise.
|hardflip2heavan ||07-04-2008 03:08 PM |
looks like a mollie to me. i've never seen one that color before though, so it might be a hybrid, but its definitely not a pure guppy.
|perculus ||07-05-2008 03:20 AM |
I wonder how it gone in the batch of guppies??? Must have jumped from a nearby tank at the wholesaler.
The male guppy is very interested in it and I have seen the mating! I doubt I will amount to anything...
|tophat665 ||07-05-2008 09:54 AM |
That's a molly. I got a bunch of mollies with a batch of 3 dozen feeder guppies I got a couple of months ago. Gorgeous little fish. The females are pushing an insh and a half now, and the males about an inch. Really looking forward to seeing how these develop.
|aquakid ||07-26-2008 09:02 AM |
|tophat665 ||07-29-2008 12:04 AM |
Originally Posted by aquakid
No. That's a wild type livebearer. I believe it's Poecilia sphenops, but there are at least a half dozen other fish it could be. It is not any kind of platy, nor does it have the balloon deformity.
|Little-Fizz ||07-29-2008 09:11 AM |
Very cute regardless, your tank looks sick too! How about a full tank shot? :D
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