ya i finally got fry

Discussion in 'Breeding Fish' started by atmmachine816, Feb 9, 2006.

  1. atmmachine816Fishlore VIPMember

    i reallly got guppy fry a few days ago but i have been so busy with school i havent had time to post this but i came home from church and one guppy was really skinny and i looked around and found 4 babies then i saw my bigges angel stuck in a cave on my wall so i got the 4 babies and stuck them in a breeding box then took me a half hour to get my angel out of the caveĀ  i think he was going after one of the babies and got stuck and had to flip him and the cave upside down and push on him real hard to get out now he is missing about and inch of scales on his top he seems to be doing ok though but i learned my lesson dont have things that fish can get stuck on when you have guppy fry and of course i have taken all the caves out

  2. JonWell Known MemberMember

    lol well if u put male and female guppies togethor its gonna happen gj have fun with ure fry... dont let em get eaten

  3. newbie101Well Known MemberMember

    and a FYI--females can get pregnant 4 times from one mating! :eek:

  4. JonWell Known MemberMember

    how does that work? do they give birth at 4 diff times from 1 mating? or is it just like a super birth
  5. MarcWell Known MemberMember

    Gonna take a wild guess and say they have 4 eggs at one time..? ???
  6. JonWell Known MemberMember

    they can have up to 60 at once though... ive even heard 200
  7. fish_r_friendWell Known MemberMember

    youed think that the y would be dirt cheap b/c the y bread so easly but its not like that by dirt cheap i mean like 0.25
  8. JonWell Known MemberMember

    yeah lol just dont buy many and breed your own
  9. betta waitaNew MemberMember

    gratz! :D
  10. betta waitaNew MemberMember

    how much do angels cost?
  11. MarcWell Known MemberMember

    Depends on the store, often $4 or so.
  12. betta waitaNew MemberMember

    thats it?!?! for such a beutiful animal?ok im off to the store
  13. newbie101Well Known MemberMember

    well they need at least a 20 gallon for a pair...
  14. JonWell Known MemberMember

    silvers are 2.99 at my lfs and black ones are 3.99
  15. fish_r_friendWell Known MemberMember

    and u live were :eek:
  16. JonWell Known MemberMember

    evergreen... this is 25 mins from my house.. FishDen at 44th and Sheridan
  17. KidsmolliesNew MemberMember

    From what I have read, the female has a batch of fry, and after that fry has been given birth too, the NEXT batch are gestating and 4 weeks later a whole new batch is birthed. THEN it repeats itself up to 4 times from one breeding! Amazing! That's why after your fish gives birth to a batch of up to 60 fry at once (so I've read), they are still looking pregnant, it's because of all of the different stages of fertilized eggs that are still gestating! ALL FROM ONE MATING! LOL!
  18. newbie101Well Known MemberMember

    yup exactly ;)
  19. JonWell Known MemberMember

    lol male live bearers are such studs ^,^
  20. vinWell Known MemberMember

    My female sword has been giving birth for over a week now....3 so far....The last time the other gave birth over a period of 4 weeks......

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