Baby sword tails

Discussion in 'Breeding Fish' started by Lucymarston123, Aug 4, 2015.

  1. Lucymarston123New MemberMember

    I've just seen some little tinny babies in my tank, and I think there baby sword tails but how do you tell? When does it come out that there male or female I've got them in a breeding box but there that tinny I think they may squeeze out the little holes, can some one help me?
     
  2. DPBradleyNew MemberMember

    Most plastic breeding boxes come with a piece of plastic to cover the grid on the bottom. If you are trying to protect the babies you should be using it. A better choice is to have them in a 5 or ten gallon tank with a foam filter.
     
  3. chromedome52Fishlore VIPMember

    If they are swordtails, it takes 6-12 months for the males to "sex up".
     
  4. Lucymarston123New MemberMember

    i guess, thanks guys
     
  5. Anders247Fishlore LegendMember

    Welcome to fishlore!
    I hope you enjoy the forum.
     
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