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Old 07-31-2014, 03:47 AM   #1
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Trying to keep just 2 baby fry alive. Any tips???!!! Click image for larger version

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Old 07-31-2014, 11:12 AM   #2
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You can get fry food from pet shops


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What kind of fish is it. You could feed it live rotifers


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I'm not sure... Either goldfish or koi... What are they??


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Try a type of phytoplankton clean the water every day


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Clean water.

Frequent tiny feedings of Hikari First Bites, which are a food for fry. Use a tip of a toothpick because this stuff is very fine and you could go too much food with just a pinch, especially with 2 fry.

Appropriate temp for the type of fish it is. Oxygen/air pump if needed.

Cover any filter intake. You don't want pureed baby fish. If you have an established tank, a rock or decoration may have microscopic food on it for them to pick at. Plants and moss often are beneficial in that way as well. Also some plants floating at the top so they feel safer.

Some people use minute amounts of egg yolk from hard boiled eggs. Don't over cook them.
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Ok thank you very much I just bought them the first drops for baby fry from my local aquatic shop. I've got a lot of weed at the top but there tank isn't very clean at all. I'm scared If it's to clean and I put fresh water they will die? I did the egg yolk. I don't really know what there going to turn into. Either koi, shubumpkin or goldies... There doing well so far I think


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Ok thank you very much I just bought them the first drops for baby fry from my local aquatic shop. I've got a lot of weed at the top but there tank isn't very clean at all. I'm scared If it's to clean and I put fresh water they will die? I did the egg yolk. I don't really know what there going to turn into. Either koi, shubumpkin or goldies... There doing well so far I think


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If you can test the water, you don't want them to be injured by poor water conditions. Baby fish like to be fed frequently but tiny amounts and doing pwc is important because ammonia is harmful and uneaten food will turn toxic. Cant wait to see which kind you have!
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