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biokid101 02-25-2010 12:54 PM

more fry!!
 
HEY GUYSS!!! guess what my female finally gave birth!! i saw a fry dart across the tank and got eaten while i was trying to save it..of course i knew who it was so i took her and put her in a breeders net and she handled it well.she wasnt even trying to get out!! so after about an hour she had a total of 22 fry plus 3 eggs plus 3 that got eaten.so she was supposed to have 28 but sadly stuff happened.but anyway that brings my total of fry to 56!!! 3 weeks old swordtail fry, 1 month and 9 day old guppy fry and 1 week and 6 day old guppy fry!!! i saw about six or seven come out of her and i love seeing that!!! leave a response please thanks

fryup 02-25-2010 01:04 PM

i thought i was just seeing things but my females guppy had an egg aswell ???? rather odd and iv just caught 1 more fry....this fry is a true survivor as its been in the main tank for about 20 hours and still hasnt been eaten......by the way biokik the competition was close but thanks for your posts about my fry and i hope you have good luck with yours :):):) also i saw her when she was begining birth and i was there throught it all till she finished :):):)

biokid101 02-25-2010 01:07 PM

i hope all goes well for u too and what a survivor haha!! same with me i stayed and watched the whole time.. and she was getting skinnier every drop and 2 came out everytime..

fryup 02-25-2010 01:10 PM

there were about on average 2 mins between each fry coming out but 2 did com out together......i will have a pic tmoro.

biokid101 02-25-2010 03:03 PM

ok i wish i can get pics but i only have pics on my cellphone. i think there was 2 minutes in between drops with mine too.. they r light colored like my first batch and my second batch is darker.i have two red colored swordtail and one with half black and half orange. my female still has a orange red colored gravid spot.

fryup 02-25-2010 04:16 PM

so has mine.....i think its just her losing the excess weight probs same with yours but mine is like 1/4 of the size she was but mine were all almost white but 1 was darker than the rest :):):)

biokid101 02-25-2010 06:20 PM

omg same with me!! at first i didnt know it was hers!! its so wierd last time u had that one survivor on the 15th of january and i had my drop on the 16th and yesterday u had ur drop and today i had my drop hahaha one day apart!!!

fryup 02-26-2010 12:43 PM

i know they may have babys on the same day next month :):):)

biokid101 02-26-2010 02:57 PM

AHAH that will be really funny..well if mine actually survives this time! i hope she does and she is looking fine just like she was when she was pregnant up and about..

biokid101 02-28-2010 05:05 PM

when i woke up this morning i found my male in the babies side! i got so scared cause there are 3 day old babies in there and can easily be eaten but my male has a small mouth and i never saw him try to eat one but i think he did eat some :( :( im gonna have to do a count


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