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Old 02-17-2013, 09:24 AM   #1
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3 day old fry

How often should I feed them? I mixed flakes with hot water. I give them about 1/4 tsp twice a day. Should it be more or less. This is my first time raising fry.
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:30 AM   #2
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What type of fish?
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Old 02-17-2013, 10:34 AM   #3
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3 day old guppies
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Old 02-17-2013, 11:40 AM   #4
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Feed about 3 times a day to start. I just crumble flakes and freeze-dried brine shrimp. With fry you usually over feed so they can find the food, so keep up with water changes (and be careful not to siphon the babies)
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How often should I feed them? I mixed flakes with hot water. I give them about 1/4 tsp twice a day. Should it be more or less. This is my first time raising fry.
Try Hakari First Bites, excellent food and especially made for fry. I know people crush their regular food, i did this myself, but this has all the ingredients that fry need to grow and develop fast. This is my first batch that i have used it on and i have noticed the difference in them. They seem to be growing much quicker...
PS....This batch of fry are from the same female as before....
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Feed them first bites 3 times a day for the first 4 weeks then 2 times a day untill they are able to be put in the big tank
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Feed them first bites 3 times a day for the first 4 weeks then 2 times a day until they are able to be put in the big tank
Completely Agree!!!
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Where can I buy this? We have a Petco, but other than that not many places to choose from around me. I couple very small fish stores.
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Where can I buy this? We have a Petco, but other than that not many places to choose from around me. I couple very small fish stores.
I'm not from around your area but i would imagine Petco would have it!!. It comes in a pouch. If not in your lfs, it's widely available on Ebay or Amazon....
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Here is a pic of my 10day old guppy fry. This one doesn't look like the others. If you look close it almost looks like a V shape. Not sure why?

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Where can I buy this? We have a Petco, but other than that not many places to choose from around me. I couple very small fish stores.
you can buy it from fosterandsmith.com. that is where i bought mine.
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I bought mine at Petco/Petsmart. Its in a small green package, and made by Hikari.
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Here is a pic of my 10day old guppy fry. This one doesn't look like the others. If you look close it almost looks like a V shape. Not sure why?

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Sorry to say, that fry looks deformed. You could keep him/her or cull it. I wouldn't let it breed though. There's a very strong chance of passing on the deformity....
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