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Old 06-02-2017, 10:01 AM   #1
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I unexpectedly have babies??

I have a tank with only neon tetras, ghost shrimp and platys...I believe the platys are the only live bearers. My LFS assured me that all three are females. Maybe one was pregnant when I added her? Sorry for the poor photo, they are tiny!

Any advice on what to do?

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Old 06-02-2017, 08:15 PM   #2
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Probably were pregnant when you got them from the lfs. Can give birth quite awhile after being away from male. If your wanting to keep them crush flakes up to a powder and platys will usually be fine. They make a special fry food, but I have never needed it.

Do you have live plants, they'll do better with cover to hide. Many people move them to a grow tank, but again I have raised them in my community tank.
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