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beetlebz 02-19-2010 06:01 PM

power outage... cold preggo sword
SOooooo due to the fish shortages up north I decided to set up a breeder 10g for my swords when they get preggo so I can help out my LFS. WELL, during the afternoon sometime I had a GFI problem which ill go on about in another post. BUT my breeder tank complete with preggo swordtail dropped from 78 to 72 in only a few hours, and now gradually increasing it manually. are her kids gonna survive, or will she miscarry?

Angel079 02-23-2010 03:44 PM

Since it didn't drop that far from one second to the next second but over time I think chances are real well. Thou one thing I had learned back in the day when I had Swords and alike; I housed mine at room Temp no heat attached (in livingrm) and whenever we had a night where it dropped cooler then usual they'd pop that very night; I could set my alarm for it on the dot, Temp drop, they have fry same story all the time over the winter month.

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