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Old 07-18-2012, 09:26 PM   #1
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Male guppy

Think my male guppy is trying to mate with my Molly it's kinda weird ... Has any one else anything like this? I did have him a female guppy but he killed her :-(
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Male guppies will try to mate with anything they can, it's normal
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Old 07-19-2012, 12:19 AM   #3
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Yes they will!!! Before one of my male guppies died the two male guppies would play with eacother and try to stab eachother it was the fishy version of tag!
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Old 07-19-2012, 08:58 AM   #4
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That's funny but I don't understand why he killed the female guppy if he did wanna breed... Could the actually cross breed tho? Silly question I know
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guppies can crossbreed with Mollies. The hybrid its not a common practice because the chance of survival for the fry is very slim.
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Oh ok. Should I try to get him another female or just let them as is
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Old 07-19-2012, 12:49 PM   #7
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What size tank do you have?
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If you have enough room in your your stock try adding three females for your one male. Usually it is recommended it have 2 females per male (I usually do three) that way the male will have more to distract his attention instead of focusing on one particular female. Males have a tenancy to stress females out some even to the point of death because of the constant need/want to reproduce.
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I have in tank now, 3 ballon mollies, 6 glo fish, a DG, and 3 bleeding heart tetras, and a baby feather fin cat fish ( but he will be moving once he grows a lil more)
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