Involentary Father of 10 Swordtail Fry - help...

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Ok, I bought 1 female sword tail for my community tank and 2 days later I had 10 swordtail fry... I have netted them and moved them into a 10 gal hospital tank. Wrapped the filter intake with filter fiber so they don't get sucked up into the filter. Put in a few splotches of "grassy" fake plants and a water heater. I had planned on breading the sword tails but it looks like she was already pregnant when I got her. How do I care for these sword tails? Special food or can I just use crushed flake? Any advice at all would be helpful.
 

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Just crushed flakes, Oh fry and mom would appreciate some veggie flakes about 2-3 times a week also. They will be big boys and girls before you know it
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SHould I keep Mom and Dad with the fry? Or leave them seporate?
 

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If they haven't eaten them by now then they won't so I would just leave them alone. If you see their being harassed by other tank mates or not getting enough to eat then you can move them.
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