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FrightyDog 04-23-2013 07:28 PM

What type of Platy are these?
 
pretty self explanatory. I think the pair are sunset platy. But I don't know about the painted one.http://i602.photobucket.com/albums/t...g/IMG_9082.jpghttp://i602.photobucket.com/albums/t...g/IMG_9076.jpg

DiesesMadchen 04-23-2013 07:44 PM

The first looks like a cross between a sunburst platy and a mickey mouse, and the second is a sunburst platy.

FrightyDog 04-23-2013 07:52 PM

Ok thanks but one question. Why does the female pick on the hybrid? (the pair is boy girl and the hybrid is male)

luvplatys 04-23-2013 07:55 PM

2 issues
 
Good evening All
I have several questions. 1) can I put a female betta in with my female platys?? will they get along? 2) what kind of veggies with the platys eat??
:-)

essjay 04-25-2013 09:29 AM

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Originally Posted by FrightyDog (Post 1852177)
Ok thanks but one question. Why does the female pick on the hybrid? (the pair is boy girl and the hybrid is male)

I think the first pic is a tuxedo/sunburst cross.. I have the same babies at the moment :-)

As far as the female picking on the male, platy's can bond closely to one particular male, so she's probably telling him to naff off.. If they are your only platy's, if you can (ie have room) I'd get a few more females. One, the lone female won't feel so harassed and two, the hybrid male will have someone new to chase.. :-D All the research I've done suggests a ratio of 1 male:3 females

Hope this helps!

Oh and I hope you're ready for a baby explosion, coz there WILL be one! ;-)

FrightyDog 04-25-2013 06:08 PM

Sounds Thanks I ThinkThey Are Marigold Actually but The Tuxedo MixSoundS About Right. AndI KnowHaha!


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