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    Platy Fry Question!

    Hi! I recently bought 1 platy for my community tank (pet store only had one platy remaining). I bought her home and put her in the tank, the next day I realised she looked quite fat and googled how to tell if she was preg, she was. I put her in a breeding box that floats in the tank and left...
  2. AquariumFishRescue

    Nice Guppy Fry Colouring

    This is one of our latest Guppy fry. We are looking forward to seeing how the colouring turns out on this one, contains a nice mix in our view.
  3. AquariumFishRescue

    Photograph of our 200 litre aquarium

    This is our 200 litre community aquarium. It is stocked with fish that all seem get along together so far. This list includes live bearers inc Guppies, Mollies and Swordtails, two small Bristlenose Pleco, some Columbian Tetras (some say they are fin nippers but we have not experienced this so...
  4. V

    Cory eggs

    Hi everyone, We have a 125 L (30ish gallon) tank with 3 Swordtails and 7 Corydoras Sterbai. The corys have always seemd pretty happy, and they have occasionally layed eggs. We have a few, now. But they never seem to survive. Is there anything I can do to protect the eggs/fry? Can the eggs...
  5. K

    Cory fry swimming too much??

    My corys had 100+ eggs and about 60+ hatched and now I have probably 40-50 fry that are a few weeks old (2-3 weeks), they are swimming all over the breeder box and I noticed today they are basically all swimming up the sides of the breeder box.. should I be concerned? Are they not getting to...
  6. S

    Help! My platys are paralyzed and sink!

    So I recently got 12 fry from a friend and they are about 2 months old, varying in size. I have 4 of the tiniest ones in a 5 gallon, the rest in a 20 gallon. About 3 days ago I noticed a few were missing and couldn't see them. I thought they were just hiding but then today I noticed some just...
  7. BlueSarcasm

    Baby fish?!?!

    i just bought fish yesterday and when I woke up this morning there were 7 little fish swimming away from my betta (for obvious reasons) I'm not sure where these fish came from or what kind of fish they are, one day is certainly not enough time for eggs to hatch. Can anyone tell me why? Also, I...
  8. Vengified

    Question on "Culling"

    I'm not quite sure how to put this really? I have guppies, and of course, WAY too many fry! However, I am attempting to grow them out, in multiple tanks, separating sex, feeding properly, correct water quality parameters (0/0/10), etc., so I can trade them for a small bit of store credit. I...
  9. G

    My guppy has been pregnant for over a month

    She had one baby when I was on vacation. got back the 18th now 9 days later the fry is pretty big she can't even eat it if she wanted to. She and the baby r the only ones in the tank..(Just to clear up... I have a tank heater in there.) I took her out of the tank with the male guppies a month...
  10. Vengified

    Guppy Fry strange lump! Dont wanna wipe colony!

    As title states, guppy developed strange lump on chest/stomach area, ONLY on the right side, the left side looks perfectly fine. The only thing they have had to eat today, is finely powdered flake food, or whatever they scavenged off substrate. Only one to exhibit symptom. Have secluded her, as...
  11. Vengified

    Fry in Tank, how to W/C, etc. And UNIQUE female. And tank pics.

    So, I have several questions/concerns, and also a few pics I would like some opinions/information on, so please livebear with me, on my livebearer inquiries! :clap: Sorry it's rather long winded. Also, before anyone asks, I do know the nitrogen cycle, my tank is fully cycled, ph 8.0, hardness...
  12. Kimdeyal

    Unexpected babies

    I have some unexpected babies in a tank that I didn't cycle so I'm trying to fix that (inexperience, there's separate older post about that). I don't know what to do with the babies. They are hiding in the duck weed right now. I didn't know I had a pregnant fish. Since I noticed them last night...
  13. L

    looking for advice on guppy fry.

    this is the first time raising guppy fry i have some that are 9 days old and some that are 3 days old. i would like more information on growth rates when they get their colors etc.. does anyone know of a guppy fry journal or growth/color chart. currently they are receiving 50% water changes...
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    Can someone help me identify the sex of my fish please??

    Hi, I'm very new to the tropical fish hobby and at the moment I have a Gourami, Balloon Molly, Swordtail and Molly, they've all been together for about 1 week. Yesterday we noticed lots of fry in the tank, but we completely missed the birthing process and realised we have no idea of the gender...
  15. LiizFish

    Platy fry is not growing

    Hello, I have a single platy fry in my 10 gallon tank with one mystery snail and a bladder snail. She's been in this tank a little over a week and was born on February 27. We moved her to my tank from our 36 gallon tank because we feared she might get eaten. Since the move, she doesn't seem to...
  16. Cameronb_01

    Discus Fry Feeding

    Hi Guys, My discus have successfully spawned and created 20 wrigglers, (pic attached): I estimate they will be free swimming within around 24 hours. I just had a few questions regarding feeding. How much baby brine shrimp should I buy to feed them? How much should I give them per feed? How...
  17. S

    Betta Identification

    Can anyone help me identify this little guy? I was thinking plakat but his tail is getting pretty long, so maybe veiltail? He’s only about 1.5 inches now and I’ve had him for over a month. Petco was selling him as a ‘Baby Boy’ but I’m not even sure of that. Any ideas or speculation would be...
  18. ShannonKoletti

    Angel Fish Fry Help!

    Hi, my tank at work is stocked with 5 very large adult angel fish, two being a pair. Last week I removed wrigglers from the parents into a net fry nursery until I had a sponge filter for a 16 litre tank I had. I used the water from the main tank for the 16L tank and after a few days after the...
  19. V

    Prevent fry from getting caught in filter

    We've had a fry get caught in the filter pump in our breeding tak today. Is there something I can cover it with to keep them getting in there? Or a pump unit especially for a breeding tank? TIA
  20. C

    Platy fry turned purple!?

    hey guys i know nothing on fry but 1 of my Mickey mouse fry (3 days old) is suddenly a bluey/purple!? all the others are normal colour. is eating and swimming fine but what's happening to it
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