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Old 07-19-2012, 05:33 PM   #1
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Pregnant "male" guppies

I'm wondering, how common is it to have females in the "male guppy" tank at the fish store? Yesterday I went to look at fish and and identified 4 pregnant guppies in the male tank.
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:08 PM   #2
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Yes where I am there is 3-4 fish stores. 2 being pets at home and one being Maidenhead aquatics and the other a privitly owned. In the pets at home tanks they say that the Females have jumped over into the male tank every time I point it out. Maidenhead are really good and where I go they usually have the tanks separated by 2-3 tanks of different breeds of fish.
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The jumping thing isn't a possibility for this situation as there is only a male guppy tank, they don't have a female tank.
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Females might get mixed in if the breeder assumed it was a male and turned out to be a late blooming female.
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Old 07-19-2012, 09:26 PM   #5
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human sorting is not always perfect so you have a 15% window for error , atleast
just think about the poor jerk that has to sit there sorting through thousands of tiny fish all day long !!!! what a job LMAO
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Old 07-19-2012, 09:49 PM   #6
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That wouldn't bother me. Spending my whole day with fish. That's my dream.
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