Weird Question About Amorous Male Guppy-omg

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Foxxway

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Can a male guppy mate with other livebearers? OMG

I moved only male guppy from pond into indoor aquarium where there was balloon molly (who i'm pretty sure is male), 2 almost adolescent panda gold dust mollies and a red wag fry (like really little baby). I'll be darned if the minute he acclimated he didn't try to mount all of them!
Is that normal?
He has a mate that I couldn't grab out of the pond and I've never seen him follow her with that much aggression. It was very weird and funny at the same time. Advice?
 

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Could you isolate him? Like in a quarantine tank? Maybe let him calm down a little bit before putting him back.

One of my livebearers was really aggressive. I just moved him for a day or two and put him back. He is still aggressive just not as much as before.
 
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He isn't aggressive as in violent. He's just uber ****. I alredy have the lyretail molly in isolation for trying to eat my cherry shrimp when I moved him indoors.
 

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Oh I see. In that case I have no clue what to do. Perhaps wait a bit to see if he cools down? It could be harmful to health if he stays like that for too long.
 

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Guppies can mate with a small number of related livebearers where the genitals are compatible with. Otherwise, no mating will take place. A male chasing a female doesn't mean that they are mating. Even if such a male is sticking his gonopodium forward. Again, as long as the genitals are not compatible, no actual mating will take place.
 
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