breeding tank

Discussion in 'Guppy' started by atmmachine816, Mar 21, 2006.

  1. atmmachine816Fishlore VIPMember

    Can a baby guppy tank be uncovered or does it need a hood?

    Thanks

    Austin
     
  2. fish_r_friendWell Known MemberMember

    I would get a hood just in case a baby guppy takes a trip to the floor
     
  3. ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    I would think it's a matter of personal choice really. I have guppys in covered and uncovered tanks. It is much easier to control the temperature in the covered tanks though.
    Carol
     
  4. atmmachine816Fishlore VIPMember

    Well it has a wire hood that's the best I can do
     
  5. JonWell Known MemberMember

    i doubt guppy fry would be able to jump out unless you filled it to the brim.. i dont think it matters but hoods would help retain heat and guppies like a warm tank so your best with a hood..
     
  6. 0morrokhFishlore VIPMember

    And of course a lid with a light will provide a steady "background" light so the fish won't be scared every time you turn the room light off and on.
     
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