Blood Spots on Guppy Question

  1. guppyfish Initiate Member

    My guppy just had fry during the last 24 hours, and now has what looks like blood spots on both sides of her body. She's not sluggish, she's eating, but I'd like to find out if anyone has ideas on what this is and how I can correct it.

    She is in a 10-gallon tank with one male, and about 20 fry. The tank has been set up for about a month, and I just did a 50% water change two days ago. There are plants (java fern, anubias and red rubin). The only chemical used was Stress Coat to remove chlorine when I did the water change, and I also add a small amount of aquarium salt.

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  2. claireputput Well Known Member Member

    HI, have you checked your water perimeters? With that many fry, they are producing lots of waste. You might need to increase your water changes.
     

  3. guppyfish Initiate Member

    Hi, thanks for responding. I'll get a test kit and do more frequent water changes, and keep my fingers crossed that will fix any problems. Thanks again.