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Old 06-13-2004, 09:44 PM   #1
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I had a baby..and another...

I just found at least 2 baby guppies in my 5.5gal 8O . They are hiding in a group of tall stem plants(not sure of the name). Should I try and fish(pardon the pun) them out or just leave them in? What do I feed them. This will be my first born!!!
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No you don't have to ( fish ) out the babies. As long as they have a good place to hide they will do fine!
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you could try a breeding net if you get paranoid. better safe then sorry but still im sure theyll be fine too.

plus since im sure you got guppies in there theyll prbally have another batch in like a month
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plus since im sure you got guppies in there theyll prbally have another batch in like a month
LOL.....true!
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but the first batch is always special. maybe its not the first but they alredy ate the first batch 8O

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Congrats Keeper!! Always fun to see fry. I would just leave them and see what happens.
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if they grow up big and strong are you keeping or selling them?
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I'm going to keep the babies. Had a little scare when I got home today. Went to look for them and "poof" they had vanished. I probably stared at the tank 10mins before I saw one of them, swimming in the bottom of my filter 8O . Guess he got sucked up sometime in the day! Still haven't found the other so maybe he was someones lunch . Anyway, i'm happy that I saved the one from the filter!
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You feed them live bearer crushed flakes. As long as you keep the adult guppies very well fed you don't need to move them.
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Old 06-16-2004, 06:44 PM   #10
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Put a sponge over the intake filter!!
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ive heard you can use stockings 2
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