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Old 03-07-2012, 05:46 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Guppy Breeding Log

Hi everyone, I will be updating this a lot.

To start out with I had 2 females 2 males. Then a local Fish lover offered me a deal I couldnt say no too. I now have 13females 5males.

Both of the 2 Females were pregnant when I got them and about ready to pop. With in a week one of them had 20+ fry. And just today the other one had 20+. I have 20+ week and half and 20+ hour old fry. I will be keeping this log to tell about how many I keep, color, M:F ratio, water temp all that stuff.5

To start with I have my tanks at 75-78 F

I am not breeding for show yet I am doing it to have fun and learn ( I will be breeding guppies that you could probably put in some shows but not 1st place winners)

I will be posting pics as I take them (Along with DIYS on things I put in my Tanks)
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Old 03-07-2012, 05:49 PM   #2
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Cool! Following along with ya.
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LOVE guppies
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Old 03-07-2012, 07:18 PM   #4
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This is photos

The plastic tube thing is to keep water changing in my diy breeder net

This is my female that just had a drop 11 days ago with 20+ fry

I just love the purple blue color of her tail I am hoping some of the fry have her color

Does anyone know genetics for guppies?
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Old 03-07-2012, 07:20 PM   #5
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love her color
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Old 03-07-2012, 07:23 PM   #6
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one of my female looks like yours. around 1/4 of her fry look like her. my guess is some of your females fry will look like hers which is good if you like how it looks
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Old 03-07-2012, 07:24 PM   #7
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also how big is the tank????
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Old 03-07-2012, 07:26 PM   #8
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I'm not good with guppy genetics but have been breeding them for almost two years now. I have noticed u get a lot of the parents colors for majority of the babies, some get 'throwback' colors and others are totally new colors. Mixtures of your parents are even common. I had a leapord print come out in one of my lots an have never owned a leapord print. Others just got the leapord on the top fin.
Hope this helps and I'll be following u too. Keeping the breeding nets cycled well are my biggest job for them. Your idea could help me make this process a lot more simple. Thnx
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Old 03-07-2012, 07:28 PM   #9
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Any chance u can inbox me the basic idea of that breeding net plz?
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Old 03-07-2012, 07:36 PM   #10
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lol gotta love new colors! my black moscow breed with one of my females (i dont know what type, half sky blue and half pitch black) and a few yellow orange blue and black fry came out
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