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  1. Fish Breeding
    I just got my first Silver Mollies, a male and a female to go with my other girls in the tanks. She had babies the day...actually less than ten minutes after I put her in the aquarium. >< I knew she was pregnant when I got her, and she was being harrassed at the petshop by a few boys, so I...
  2. Livebearers
    Fry Tank Vid 1 - YouTube Fry Tank vid 2 - YouTube I have one dalmatian molly and two guppy fry in my fry tank. They are 21 a and 20 days old. Im not quite ready to move them in with the adults, they arent big enough for that! But i was wondering how big they would have to be to be completely...
  3. Fish Breeding
    I am going to be breeding live bearers and I was wondering if it is ok to keep plecos, Cory catfish, and or snails with live bearer fry to eat scraps, clean, exc. Thanks!! :-D
  4. Fish Breeding
    When will she pop? =] - YouTube Heres a video of my guppy..shes gravid, and pretty dark, so im hoping tonight or by tomorrow? Shes in a breeder, so i dont want er to e in there longer than she has to. I figured you guys would know better than I! Thank you in advance!
  5. Fish Breeding
    My four day old Molly fry appeared with a small fuzzy white lump on its tail. I seperated him, he's now in a bowl, and today, the fluffy has gotten bigger. I was wondering how to treat him! I added a bit of aw salt to his water and he started moving around more, but still just lays on the bottom...
  6. Livebearers
    So, I had three female mollies, and two female guppies. One of them is giving birth! I have no idea who, but Ive been sitting in front of my tank trying to watch all of them, and I just cant figure it out! I netted two, and put them in my 2.5, and I saw three get eaten by my ghost shrimp. [im...
  7. Invertebrates
    I'm breeding ghost shrimp, and I have a seperate tank for the fry. They were released 11 days ago, and by 8 days they started to leave the glass, and by nightime I couldn't see any of them, but there is Java Moss and a mini sunken ship so they could be anywhere! I managed to catch a glimpse of...
  8. Fish Breeding
    It's kind of a long story, but i used to have fish all the time. A few years ago i let my tank go and decided to put up the hobby for a while. But last week i set my tank back up because i missed having the fish around. I bought 5 "glofish" from walmart and put them in my tank. Before you ask...
  9. Livebearers
    Last week my molly that I had purchased from the LPS gave birth. I could only save three of the fry. I kept them in a breeder and I noticed one fry was larger than the others, was white and was stronger. It swam around as the others sat on the bottom. They were all black. I'm not sure if...
  10. Fish Breeding
    hi wondering if anyone can help, i have 2 silver mollies 1 male 1 female the female always seems to be looking pregnant for 3 week periods at a time then as soon as she goes into breeding trap she goes really thin and doesnt look pregnant, i have even put her in at the very last min as the vent...
  11. Fish Breeding
    Hi there, I have been overseas for about 10 weeks and because I didn't have anyone to look after my freshwater tropical fish I decided to take them back to the fish shop and turn off my aquarium. When I returned 3 months later, I found at least two cherry barbs, just large enough to be able to...
  12. Fish Breeding
    Hello, my name is Barb and I'm new here... I recently got a few sunburst platies for my 14 gallon tank. One of the females, I found out soon after, was pregnant. I did not do anything about it, and one morning when I woke up, I discovered about 10 fry squiggling around. By the next day, they...
  13. Cyprinids and Atherinids
    Hi All. Im Trying To Hatch Around 20 Killifish Eggs. (nigerianus masaje gold) I put them In For Hatching Around 11pm GMT lastnight And it is now 1pm GMT next day. Is It normal that none have hatched yet? Also any additional Advice on the hatching process i.e What to look for, temperature etc...
  14. Livebearers
    My 4 month old female platy has looked very pregnant for a few weeks now and I have been watching her closely, hourly, for signs of delivery (squaring off of her belly, etc). Yesterday early evening I found her hiding, unusual for her, and one baby in the tank. She still looked extremely...
  15. Livebearers
    This is a change to my previous posts, I’m not going to complain about the death of my guppies, noooo now I’m going to complain about the amount of molly fry I have! This is the second batch of fry that I’ve had since I brought my mollies home (02/09/11), I now have 14! 5 which are 1 ½ weeks...
  16. Livebearers
    hi everyone i have great new my platy have babies today and i usually feed my fry crushed flakes but i want to know what else they eat and how regularly should i feed them? i want the fry to grow fast so i want help and tips from you guys
  17. Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hey everyone, first poster here. Not sure if fish are sick. I appreciate anyone who can help. Any questions, please let me know. Please see below: 1. What is the size of your tank? 36 gallon 2. What are your water parameters? State the brand of test kit used. Brought water into Petco...
  18. Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, I've just finished cycling my new 55 gallon tank. After cycling the water was fairly hard and basic so I decided to go with livebearers to stock the tank. My first purchase to start stocking the tank was a pair of female mollies. Little did I know that both of the females were pregnant...
  19. Fish Breeding
    i have three spotted platys in my aquarium, two female, one male. well, my lighter female had babies around a week and a half ago, i haven't been keeping track. there were nine, two died, two were stolen by my sister. they have their own ten gallon tank, and they're loving it. she's a lot...
  20. Fish Breeding
    I have a 30 gallon tank with platies and I usually find a baby platy after cleaning my gravel during water changes. I have about 12 baby fry now and have placed them all in a net breeder in the same tank. The first 3 I found have grown to about 1/2 inch but that took like 3-4 months. I'm...
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