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Old 06-02-2012, 08:56 AM   #1
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Would guppies breed in a ph of 7.6?

I have 2 male and 3 female guppies in my 29 gallon and for some reason the ph is always at 7.5-7.6...
I have heard that the ph is suposed to be at 7.0- 7.2....
Will my guppies still breed?
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Old 06-02-2012, 09:08 AM   #2
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Doesn't really matter so log as it is stable
My guppies used to breed in 8.4 pH and 6.0 pH
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Old 06-02-2012, 09:12 AM   #3
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I have 2 male and 3 female guppies in my 29 gallon and for some reason the ph is always at 7.5-7.6...
I have heard that the ph is suposed to be at 7.0- 7.2....
Will my guppies still breed?
Hello G...

Guppies just need pure water conditions. They'll adapt to most public water supplies, soft or hard water, so don't fret over pH, hardness, or any of that stuff. Attached is a pic of one of my Fancy Guppy tanks. A couple of years ago, I tested the pH and it was 7.4, just switch out half the water in the tank every week or so with pure, treated tap water and you'll have a lot of Guppies in no time.

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Ok great! And also im going to use a net breeder... Wat if i need to do a waterchange? Wat do i do? The water isnt going to stay in the net(of course)...
Do u do a water change???
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Old 06-02-2012, 09:15 AM   #5
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Brad, thats a really good looking tank!
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Old 06-02-2012, 09:17 AM   #6
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Yes you change your water
I don't use traps as they stress females and often kill them
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Well im only going to put the female in there when i notice that she has a large tummy...
And i do not have another tank!
There are some other fish inside my tank, so they might are going to eat the fry!
I am going to have to use the net breeder..
Im sorry...
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Instead of the breeder box, try floating plants such as hornwort. You will still have many fry survive.
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Will that really work? Because my other fish are mollies , danios, tetras... They have got the whole area of the tank covered... Top, middle , bottom...
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The net breeder is 6.5x4.9x5.1 in.
So its pretty large...
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The net breeder is 6.5x4.9x5.1 in.
So its pretty large...
I had females in breeders larger than that by one inch per measurement and the females still stressed and died
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