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Well the Swordtail fry (17 total) are a little over an inch and coloring up to what the adults are, can't sex them yet.

The guppy fry are a little under an inch and they are half black fancy guppies (can't tell what colors in the fins yet

These two batches are a little over a month old.

Now there are about 20 brand new guppy fry in the 20 gallon tank that have been born in the last four days.

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Sounds like you've got your hands full...or maybe I should say your tanks full!!!
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Glad to hear they are doing so well Dave! Your LFS should be pleased...they sound like very pretty fry. You may become the LFS' official breeder.
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Glad to hear they are doing so well Dave! Your LFS should be pleased...they sound like very pretty fry. You may become the LFS' official breeder.

Maybe for the swordtails, don't know about the guppies as I only have one male (tried to get 3 males and 6 females, ended up with 2 males and 7 females, and out of those had a couple losses and am down to one male and six females). I think these girls were pregnant before I brought them home. I intend to see what colors I get and maybe keep a couple and sell the rest so I don't overstock the tank.

The five guppy fry I gave to the second grade class (out of the first batch of guppy fry) are doing great, growing fast. I supplied the water for her five gallon tank out of my tanks (five gallons old mixed with one and a half gallons new), a water wisteria, a start of anachris, and a trumpet snail.

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Any pictures there to feed our hunger would be great.

I lost my favourite male swordtail to the filter during a water change . I was absoutely gutted to find him several hours and a good lunch later stuck down underneath my filter medium - he had swam into the hole when i had refilled the water and before turning the pump on again. I looked for many months for a sword that lived up to his good looks and colouring, but never did find one.

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here are pictures of the fry born 10-31-08

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Babies are so cute!
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5 gal...Pete, (Betta)
5 gal...Scotty(Betta)
10 gal...Female Betta Sororiety
10 gal... Neons, Glolights and Cardinals, 1 Oto
10 gal... Ram Pair
29 gal... Mbuna Tank
29 gal... Krib Pair, Tiger Barbs, Tetras, 2 Otos
55 gal...5 Australian Rainbows, 1 Angel Fish, 1 Blue Gourami, 6 Congo Tetras, 1 Leopard Ctenopoma, 1 Clown Pleco, 1 UpsideDown Catfish,5 Otos, 1 Bronze Cory, 2 Peppered Cories,2 Panda Cories
 


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