I don't know if my female guppy is pregnant or not

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Hello. 👋 This is my first post. But I am unsure if my guppy is pregnant. She hasn't been around a male I don't think. I only have another female guppy in the tank. (as seen in the second picture) So I'm unsure if my guppy (the spotted tail) is pregnant. Help 😅
 

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she is pregnant. If u zoom in u can see small black spot which r the eyes of the fry. U sure the 2nd is female almost looks like a male
 
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she is pregnant. If u zoom in u can see small black spot which r the eyes of the fry. U sure the 2nd is female almost looks like a male
Oh dear.
I'm pretty sure it's a female? Males usually have gorgeous tails & the guppy in question doesn't have a pretty tail.
 

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If u look at the 3rd pic see how 1 fin is out the the other is more to the body that would be a male. Here is a pic of 2 of my male guppy
 

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If u look at the 3rd pic see how 1 fin is out the the other is more to the body that would be a male. Here is a pic of 2 of my male guppy
Well, that's great to know. I've been calling him a her 🥲
What do I do though? I've never had a pregnant guppy before. So I don't know what to do now. 😅
 

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If u have a second tank u can put her in there so she can give birth or put the male in the tank. But watch her some fish will eat the fry when they r born.
 
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If u have a second tank u can put her in there so she can give birth or put the male in the tank. But watch her some fish will eat the fry when they r born.
I actually don't have a second tank. The tank I have was given to me by a friend.
I have three other fish in there, they are all Corydoras. (It's a 15 gallon)
Certainly a new experience for me. 😅
 

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U can get a breeder box and put her in it to help keep the fry safe some fish will eat the fry. Or get floating plants or a bunch of hiding spots for the fry to hide. They will be hard to see like in this pic
 

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U can get a breeder box and put her in it to help keep the fry safe some fish will eat the fry. Or get floating plants or a bunch of hiding spots for the fry to hide. They will be hard to see like in this pic
 

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U can get a breeder box and put her in it to help keep the fry safe some fish will eat the fry. Or get floating plants or a bunch of hiding spots for the fry to hide. They will be hard to see like in this pic
I'll look for a breeder box & plants. We had two live plants but the male was picking at it & eating it a bit (I feed them daily) so.
I'm not sure how far along she is though. I recently just lost half of my fish due to a intense heat wave last week. (The tank is a 15 gallon, it used to house 4 regular sized Corydoras, 3 pygmy Corydoras, 2 otocinclus, & 4 African dwarf frogs)

After she gives birth in the breeding box, what should I do?
 

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I'll look for a breeder box & plants. We had two live plants but the male was picking at it & eating it a bit (I feed them daily) so.
I'm not sure how far along she is though. I recently just lost half of my fish due to a intense heat wave last week. (The tank is a 15 gallon, it used to house 4 regular sized Corydoras, 3 pygmy Corydoras, 2 otocinclus, & 4 African dwarf frogs)

After she gives birth in the breeding box, what should I do?
Watch her for a lil bit just to make sure she is done the let her back in the tank. How many fish do u have in the tank?
 
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Watch her for a lil bit just to make sure she is done the let her back in the tank. How many fish do u have in the tank?
I currently have two guppies (the female & male) & 3 Corydoras. 2 regular sized & 1 pygmy. I also have 3 snails.
I had plans on getting more fish for it but I don't wanna stress out the female with new fish.
 

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