baby guppies

luvlee11

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I went to this new pet store and got some feeding guppies, they are just babies and I felt sorry for them , seeings their fate was being eaten, and I have them in a ten gallon tank. They are all a pale white color and I was wondering if they were going to get colorful like the adults in the other tanks. I may sound stupid for askingg this but I'm not sure. The other adult guppies are very colorful with orange and purple or blue red and so on. I want to know they are going to gain color like them. ( they are guppies )
 

bettafish2816

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they should color up with proper diet and clean water how big are they right now? you can feed them baby brine shrimp and crushed up flake food a few times a day
 

neupane00

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I don't think there is anything bad to feel about really.. we don't feel bad feeding fish live worms and such.. they like life form TOO.. so what's bad about feeding them? I am not cold hearted person, but its the rule of life..
 
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luvlee11

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agabr123 said:
they should color up with proper diet and clean water how big are they right now? you can feed them baby brine shrimp and crushed up flake food a few times a day
every one is telling me that they won't color up. since they aren't fancy guppies but just feeder guppies, I have heard good personality but bad coloring. I have some that are about 3 cm and some are like 2cm REALLY tiny! I feed them crushed fish food. they have clean water and some plants. I have a platy that is almost ready to give birth, can I put the newborn platys with the newborn guppies?
 
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luvlee11

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neupane00 said:
I don't think there is anything bad to feel about really.. we don't feel bad feeding fish live worms and such.. they like life form TOO.. so what's bad about feeding them? I am not cold hearted person, but its the rule of life..
Yes I do understand the rules of life and all but if I have a chance and the room in my tanks to save some of them then I will.
 

ABCDemily

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The might do, with proper feeding and care.
 

bettafish2816

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I don't think they'll be as colorful as fancy guppies, but they should color up a little. if they're already 2-3 centimeters you probably won't see a whole lot of difference, but it's still possible
 
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luvlee11

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agabr123 said:
I don't think they'll be as colorful as fancy guppies, but they should color up a little. if they're already 2-3 centimeters you probably won't see a whole lot of difference, but it's still possible
I was wrong, I looked at them and some of them are about 1 cm and and 2 is the biggest. I didnt have a ruler on hang and was estimating.
 

bettafish2816

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hmm, okay. either way there isn't much that you can do but wait and see and give them proper nutrition and care
 

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