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Old 09-26-2009, 01:30 PM   #1
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unwanted pregnant fish

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i have a problem. i unknowingly purchased a male and female sunset wag platy. now she has become pregnant. i do not want the babbies, but i do want the mother. any suggestions?
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get rid of the male or female...
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Old 09-26-2009, 03:00 PM   #3
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i want to keep the fish, but i dont want the babies. i have no way to get rid of the fish, anyway
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What else do you have in the tank? Most likely, if you don't separate the fry from adults they will become fish food.
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Old 09-26-2009, 10:37 PM   #5
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i have 2 hi-fi tetras, 2 shubunkins, and 2 long fin tetras.
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Old 09-26-2009, 10:52 PM   #6
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Well i would suggest getting a fish that has a good taste for molly fry (angelfish) but your tank is too small. So i would say getting rid of the male or female would be the best option.
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just let them be most will become snacks. the female will keep popping out babies for 2-3 times even if you got rid of the male. with a male and female in the tank you will always have babies. its what they do.
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