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Old 03-26-2011, 10:26 PM   #1
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Please help swordtail fry

Are swordtails easy to breed or are they hard to breed. Also include everything u know if u can please. Thanks
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Old 03-26-2011, 10:48 PM   #2
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easy.put a guy and a girl(preferably 2-3 girls to a guy)together,wait,and when the girls start looking fatter,you can either move them to a breeder net/tank or let nature take its course,and in a while,baby swordtails.
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Old 03-26-2011, 10:54 PM   #3
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easy.put a guy and a girl(preferably 2-3 girls to a guy)together,wait,and when the girls start looking fatter,you can either move them to a breeder net/tank or let nature take its course,and in a while,baby swordtails.
Ok thanks for that info. Does anybody else know anything???
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They're livebearers, so its really just as easy as putting males and females together. I recommend 3 females to 1 male. I don't like Using the breeding nets because I think it stresses the mother fish out. I simply catch the fry when I see them and put them into the breeding net so they can grow up in there.
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They're livebearers, so its really just as easy as putting males and females together. I recommend 3 females to 1 male. I don't like Using the breeding nets because I think it stresses the mother fish out. I simply catch the fry when I see them and put them into the breeding net so they can grow up in there.
Alright thanks so much. On a scale are they EASY MEDIUM or HARD to breed???
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Let me put it this way.

If you have males and females you can't not breed them.

Also lyretail males are effectively sterile, they are physically unable to mate.
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this may sound dumb,but what is a lyretail?
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Let me put it this way.

If you have males and females you can't not breed them.

Also lyretail males are effectively sterile, they are physically unable to mate.
So it's easy medium or hard
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this may sound dumb,but what is a lyretail?
It's where it's tail is divided at the end
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So it's easy medium or hard
Easy. You've already been given the answer. If you have males and females together, they will breed.

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