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GuppyGalore 05-23-2007 12:55 AM

Woohoo! Baby Guppies!
I came home to find about 4 fry in my tank. I isolated all the fry from my other 4 adult guppies. I then noticed later that the mother was still popping out babies. Right now, there are 11 and counting! woohoo!! I unplugged the filter to keep the babies from being sucked in.

Just a few questions. I don't have a heater for the mini-tank where I placed all the guppy fry, so right now the thermometer is reading 74-76 Fahrenheit. Is that an okay temperature? I gave them some egg yolk for them to nibble at because I don't have baby brine shrimp. Is that ok? What other foods are recommended for fry? Thanks!

Lupin 05-23-2007 01:21 AM

Temp is okay. Any food is acceptable. Livebearer fry tend to eat foods more readily compared to the fry from egg-layers.

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