|biokid101 ||01-05-2010 08:05 PM |
guppy questions and talk!?!?!?!
i have recently mentioned in one of my threads i have new guppies that i bought today. anyone interested in talking about their problems and/or tell us about ur guppies! we r all ears!
i have two male guppies and two female guppies. i know not a good combination but thats what the store sold the cheapest for now.that will change. they r in a 5 gallon tank. i hvae many plants in a part of the tank seperated by a divider i put in it. i will put a pregnant female in it when she is close to dropping fry. i will raise them in there and then move the divider over so they have more room to grow. i have a filter. i dont have a heater but the room temperature is 78 so thats good.
so cmon dont be shy anyone wanna talk just post post and post!! if u have any questions to they r welcome here.
|1stAquarium ||01-06-2010 07:24 PM |
Hey I have 6 guppies, 3 male, 3 female. And LOTS of fry!! Is the 5 gal a permanent fixture for the guppies? I am just thinking it might be a bit small especially if you are getting more females, and then all the fry. Just a thought. I am loving watching my guppy fry grow up and start to get their colours! Are your females already pregnant? What colours have you got?
|biokid101 ||01-06-2010 07:44 PM |
yea i think its a bit small for like 10 of them.they wont be in there forever no. on the paper the tank came with they said i could have a couple more. im not gonna get fry if i just have 2 females.
i think my females r pregnant im not sure yet. they have a gravid spot and its black and red.
are both this colour. but not that big.its actually a pic i got from the internet. my one male is fully yellow with a trapazoid shaped tail and the fin on the top is like a ponytail lol.my other male is red black and white and i think he is a fantail.
|1stAquarium ||01-07-2010 06:29 PM |
Hahaha a ponytail what a good description, 2 of my males have that as well. I'm not sure about the different types of guppies eg fantails, that's something I definitely want to learn more about :)
|La Reina ||01-07-2010 06:37 PM |
|biokid101 ||01-07-2010 07:50 PM |
tthx la reina. yea i have one fantail and 3 roundtails like the one above. i didnt know what they were until i found this website that gave me all the types of tails Guppy Tails
this is where i found the tails.
|1stAquarium ||01-08-2010 01:32 PM |
Ah thank you both, I'll have a read now! :)
|biokid101 ||01-08-2010 04:56 PM |
lol my one female is so aggresive to every guppy in there.i still didnt get my other two females cause i got in trouble(was late for school)so i got yelled at when i got home and im not alowed to get anymore. but im going to i have my own money.
|La Reina ||01-08-2010 06:41 PM |
Oooh... Careful there, biokid, Buying thing with "your own money" without permission gets very hairy very fast.
|biokid101 ||01-08-2010 09:34 PM |
well actually... my parents went out to dinner and i have to watch my sister. my moms bf said if i watch her good we can go get more guppies. and of course i accepted!! the fish store is like 5 minutes away i cant walk there ill die in the snow we have here. i made 15 bucks for shoveling snow today and guppies are $3.79 a pair!! im gonna get just one pair of females.
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