Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
August 02, 2015, 05:27:32 PM
Home Search Search Login Register

+  Pet Goldfish - Aquarium Forum Community
|-+  Aquarium
| |-+  Fish Species and Other Aquatic Life
| | |-+  NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« previous next »
Pages: 1 [2] Reply
Author Topic: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies  (Read 1921 times)
Andrea
Sr. Member
****

Karma: 163
Posts: 1059



Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #30 on: November 21, 2010, 05:08:41 AM »
Reply with quote

Thanks, I have a mission at work tommorow then haha Cheesy She has some platy's and I'm going to work out whether they are female or male, they must all be the same as I've never seen babies.
Logged
Hanna
Hero Member
*****

Karma: 257
Posts: 3108


Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #31 on: November 21, 2010, 06:53:28 AM »
Reply with quote

You sort of can see the difference in those pics in this thread. The males gonopodium looks like a pin, but you can see Esmeralda's fin clearly Cheesy
Logged
fantailer
Sr. Member
****

Karma: 123
Posts: 1633



Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #32 on: November 21, 2010, 08:14:21 AM »
Reply with quote

I wish I bred guppies they are so pretty. Undecided
Logged
Hanna
Hero Member
*****

Karma: 257
Posts: 3108


Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #33 on: November 21, 2010, 04:41:16 PM »
Reply with quote

(Link is not visible to guests. Please register to view.)
I wish I bred guppies they are so pretty. Undecided

LOL, fantailer, set up a tropical tank and get a few males and a few females Grin here you go, you'll have babies in no time.
Apparently if you feed them well, they won't eat the fry... but at the same time not overfeed and have water tests more often and water changes accordingly,  Grin
Logged
Nossie
Hero Member
*****

Karma: 481
Posts: 5469



Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #34 on: November 21, 2010, 05:11:29 PM »
Reply with quote

They're so small too that a 10 gallon would easily support three or four pairs of fish Smiley (A pair being two females and a male)
Logged
fantailer
Sr. Member
****

Karma: 123
Posts: 1633



Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #35 on: November 22, 2010, 06:59:33 AM »
Reply with quote

I thought it would be harder like breeding goldies! Grin
Logged
Nossie
Hero Member
*****

Karma: 481
Posts: 5469



Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #36 on: November 22, 2010, 10:33:19 AM »
Reply with quote

Guppies breed several times a month, so no d:
They give birth to live young as well, so no worries about eggs Smiley
Logged
Hanna
Hero Member
*****

Karma: 257
Posts: 3108


Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #37 on: November 22, 2010, 04:28:45 PM »
Reply with quote

And the babies are "smart" they hide straight away in the plants. I've got lush green plants with dense foliage, also some floating on the top. Counted about 13 babies today but suure there are more kicking around as Angelique is very slim today, so is Ginger and Mimi.

I think I better get a tray of bottles with babyfood, lol
Logged
April
Sr. Member
****

Karma: 133
Posts: 819


Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #38 on: November 23, 2010, 01:39:26 AM »
Reply with quote

Aww I can just see them all lined up for a feeding Wink How fast do they grow?
Logged
Hanna
Hero Member
*****

Karma: 257
Posts: 3108


Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #39 on: November 23, 2010, 03:21:07 AM »
Reply with quote

Awww, hmm, the first batch is about 2.5 months old I think and they are fair size, about 3-4 cm long
Logged
OrandaLover
Full Member
***

Karma: 57
Posts: 485



Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #40 on: November 26, 2010, 12:24:30 AM »
Reply with quote

(Link is not visible to guests. Please register to view.)
Wow, Oranda Lover, tell me more please,

I think I spotted 3 guppy babies, they are SOOOOOOOOO SMAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLL Shocked
Rose must have had some Leanne and Carbonara are still soooooooooo fat and square looking Shocked Roll Eyes

haha, sorry I haven't been here in a while Hanna! But I'll tell you - so basically I started with guppies in 1st grade when i brought home a guppy from science class. I got another couple guppies in a 10 gallon tank. A couple months later when i woke up in the morning *voila!* There were dozens of babies! So I got another tank (the 20 gallon I now keep my goldies in) and that became the breeding tank. I even developed my own strain of guppies that had flowy tails spotted with black and shaded with orange and green!  Grin
I had to stop later though, because I would have needed so many more tanks! lol, but I still need guppies.

Your guppies are beautiful Hanna, great job! Definite karma!
Logged
Hanna
Hero Member
*****

Karma: 257
Posts: 3108


Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #41 on: November 26, 2010, 06:52:33 AM »
Reply with quote

Thank you so much, intersting storyy about your guppies and congrats developing your own strain Smiley Karma for you too  Wink
Logged
OrandaLover
Full Member
***

Karma: 57
Posts: 485



Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #42 on: November 26, 2010, 03:04:37 PM »
Reply with quote

 Wink thanks hanna! out of curiosity - have you developed your own strain at all?
Logged
Hanna
Hero Member
*****

Karma: 257
Posts: 3108


Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #43 on: November 26, 2010, 04:20:48 PM »
Reply with quote

No, I haven't Oranda Lover. We just started with the tropical tank about 2 months ago, the most 3 months. The females we got already were pregnant.

But in the meantime we have more than a dozen new babies, the java moss is wiggling in yellows, lol
Logged
OrandaLover
Full Member
***

Karma: 57
Posts: 485



Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #44 on: November 27, 2010, 10:29:14 AM »
Reply with quote

don't worry - with your skill you'll definitely develop a strain, as in, really soon!

yay!!! babies!!!
Logged
fantailer
Sr. Member
****

Karma: 123
Posts: 1633



Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #45 on: November 30, 2010, 07:04:33 PM »
Reply with quote

I bet there is more than 50!
Logged
Hanna
Hero Member
*****

Karma: 257
Posts: 3108


Re: NEWS FROM THE GUPPY SCENE, new babies
« Reply #46 on: December 01, 2010, 02:37:19 AM »
Reply with quote

Possibly, fantailer, LOL, they are hard to count Wink
Logged
Pages: 1 [2] Reply  
« previous next »
Jump to:  



Name:

BoldItalicizedUnderlineStrikethrough|GlowShadowMarquee|Preformatted TextLeft AlignCenteredRight Align|Horizontal Rule|Font SizeFont Face
Insert FlashInsert ImageInsert HyperlinkInsert EmailInsert FTP Link|Insert TableInsert Table RowInsert Table Column|SuperscriptSubscriptTeletype|Insert CodeInsert Quote|Insert List
Smiley Wink Cheesy Grin Angry Sad Shocked Cool Huh Roll Eyes Tongue Embarrassed Lips sealed Undecided Kiss Cry









Page created in 0.266 seconds with 17 queries.