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Old 07-14-2012, 02:27 PM   #1
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K so i have a preggo swordtail and she looks there. So if i set up a five gallon fake plabted tank will that work instead of a breeder box or net. I have had fish die and i think this is a better alternitive (sp?)
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Old 07-14-2012, 02:39 PM   #2
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Yes It would be a better idea, but this can stress the female and she could delay her babies.
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I want to keep as many babies as i can so te only stress i c is moving from tank to tank
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Old 07-15-2012, 01:21 AM   #4
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You could let her drop in the community tank then catch the fry and put them in the nursery tank. That is what I do
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Old 07-15-2012, 11:28 AM   #5
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Yeah but my goal is to keep as many as i can
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Old 07-16-2012, 02:08 PM   #6
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ok so i have a female swordtail giving birth as i type she has all ready eaten 4 fry any way to make her stop i have turned off the lights in hope that she cant see the fry to eat them and they can get away plz help soon!!!!
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Did you put her in the nursery tank?
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Yeah she is done now tho i count so far 3 little survivors
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Yeah she is done now tho i count so far 3 little survivors
I'm sorry you lost some fry
Have you put her back into the community tank yet?
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Old 07-16-2012, 07:47 PM   #11
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Well look on your tank later on. My platy has been popping baby since last night :/ so far I've seen her give birth to 3 babies last night and 2 this morning.
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Why not just fill the tank with plants?
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My nursery is planted
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