Platy Fry: Found in filter ALIVE

Discussion in 'Breeding Fish' started by VenomGrass, Dec 13, 2009.

  1. VenomGrass

    VenomGrassValued MemberMember

    Hey Guys;
    Just recently started up an aquarium, and one of the platys gave birth to a fry! It's sectioned off in my fish net rested on the top of the tank. Ordered a breeding net so will have to do until I receive it lol.

    What do I feed it? All the other fish are desperate to get to the little fellar! Also a random question my tank is set at 79F is this too hot?

    :;a1
     
  2. kribensis keeper

    kribensis keeperValued MemberMember

  3. Aquarist

    AquaristFishlore LegendMember

    Hello Venom and Welcome to Fish Lore. I think your temperature should be ok. Crushing flake food is good as mentioned above. There is also a product called "First Bites" for fry that you may find at your LFS.
    Best of luck!
    Ken
     
  4. OP
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    VenomGrass

    VenomGrassValued MemberMember

    If my platy has too many fry; would the LFS buy them from me?
    Is it best to sell as fry or as young fish.
    :;thx
     
  5. Meenu

    MeenuFishlore VIPMember

    you'd have to ask your lfs, as each is different. i think hikari makes first bites, daniel.
     
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    VenomGrass

    VenomGrassValued MemberMember







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