F guppy giving birth still... no male present

Blueberrybetta

I read that female guppies can hold a males sperm for up to 30days and get herself pregnant from that. It has happened twice now from her storing the sperm (I'm thinking) before the male guppy died (father)

She gave birth to 2 babies about 3 months ago and somehow, earlier today, she just gave birth again ??

There hasnt been a male guppy in the tank for about 5 months now.

It's just 1 female adult guppy , 1 male fry , 1 female fry , and 1 brand new fry (from today)

How can she keep having these babies if there's no male for more than 30 days ?? Its only been 1 at a time as well.

Would it be possible for her oldest male fry baby to get her pregnant while he is that young? The male fry is about 3 months. Could he be the one impreganting the mom?

Just curious as to how she keeps giving birth while shes the only guppy !
 

Addictedtobettas

I'm guessing the little guy isn't.. so little that he's not helping the cause along.
 

Andyfischer

I love it and her/hI'm and you
 

david1978

Hahaha. Yea guppies tend to do that. I believe its 6 months but it could be even longer.
 

Valliry7

From Wiki: Once inseminated, female guppies can store sperm in their ovaries and gonoducts, which can continue to fertilize ova up to eight months.[45] Because of the sperm-storage mechanism, males are capable of posthumous reproduction, meaning the female mate can give birth to the male's offspring long after the male's death, which contributes significantly to the reproductive dynamics of the wild guppy populations.

Guppy - Wikipedia
 

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