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Blaxicanlatino 11-26-2009 02:35 PM

interacial breeding?!
 
i have a 10 gallon set up with a newly bought dwarf female platy and a newly bought lyletail male guppy. The male guppy keeps harassing the female platy 0_o. he keeps tilting to the side near her as if to breed with her 0_0.

Oldman47 11-27-2009 04:51 PM

He is a male guppy. The fact that any attempts he makes will never result in fry won't slow him down a bit.

Blaxicanlatino 11-27-2009 07:09 PM

I didn't think they had the same pheromones to induce that behavior 0_0

Oldman47 11-28-2009 12:19 PM

I don't know anything about pheromones when it comes to fish but I have seen guppy males even try to breed with egg layers like zebra danios.


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