Fish Lore's aquarium forum - aquarium hobbyists helping hobbyists since 2005! Rhan said: It is good for them, but if they don't want to eat go and get them fry food from the pet shop, although shrimp is good for them, my fry did not want to eat it and the dry fry food they loved. Suggest you rehome your females to eliminate future fry.

The 2 who are sick are laying on the bottom on one side but none of them can swim anymore. Guppy fry do not eat each other. Its a bit soon to start feeding them, but ok. My favourite way to feed fresh Guppy fry is by hard-boiling an egg, put it in to a resealable container, add some water then squish it all together. They are eating you just don't always see them eat, please do not overfeed them because that will make a mess of your tank. They give birth to live baby guppies known as fry. my babies never eat crushed flakes very well either but they love the brine shrimp. Your female guppy is going to fry again in about of 4 weeks. I mean real small until they grow!!!!!!!! I purchased a red jewel cichlids and at the store he was full of color but when I got him in my tank he has lost his color, why is this? The whole fry colony only needs one little dropper fed several times throughout the day. Fish of the Month, Pet of the Month. Member. Is there anything i can do to save my fries? (Flakes is the only food the pet-store sells). They may be getting eaten by the parents. Fish eat fish. But be careful not to feed to much (maybe just one drop) because it is very high in protein and makes them to grow faster. Oy. i have been feeding them frozen brine shrimp because i have heard that it is good to help them mature and grow up faster, and crumbled up flake food. Also i reccommend that you purchase a book that will tell you the habits of live-bearers and read it. Baby Brineshrimp is also a good fry food. I also get fresh brine shrimp as a treat it's only 75p a bag-grab it while I can lol. It is a lot finer cut and has all the nutrients and addatives baby fish need. I highly doubt mine could eat guppy fry, or even be fast enough to try, but I still wouldn't risk it until I was sure . Guppies do not lay any eggs. Do you stock VS3600 Telescopic Hood and VS00099 filter? They are probably eating the micro bacteria in your tank and they will try to eat the other stuff you are feeding them if they can. Is giving birth kind of like taking a huge poop.

but he wont eat. As a guppy breeder my view on fry are slightly different. I was planing on doing this process until the little ones got big enough to not be eaten so i could transfer them in the main. By the 4th week, you can now determine the sex of your Guppy. Breeding guppies is quite a pleasurable activity, if you like adorable, cute and tiny creatures, which do not require too much maintenance. With my fry I've always had success with extremely finely ground flakes! Sounds like you are doing everything right. I had a dwarf gouramI with guppies and a lot of the fry got eaten but 3 out of 10 lived to be big enuff to not get eaten so I still had a over abundance of guppies.imo dwarf gouramis are not as fast as scared fry but it my work for you. ( I know it's awful but i'm trying to do my best). Have you mashed the flakes up finely? You can't go out and buy it. It sounds like the brine shrimp may be too large for the guppies to eat. this was a lightly decorated ten gallon (too small for a dwarf gouramI but I didnt know it at the time) If you are trying to breed guppies then live plants do provide shelter and hiding place places for fry. Denzel Washington 'safe' after smoke call at home, 'Math doesn't care about' Trump fraud claims: Official, How Va. gym managed to avoid coronavirus outbreak, Jack Nicklaus won't talk Trump at Augusta National, What 'Fixer Upper' star would tell her younger self, What Trump's defeat means for global populism, Blank ballots: 'I could not give my vote to either person'. How do you think about the answers? is one of the internet's oldest and premier Tropical Fish and Aquarium forums! Good luck with your babies. No, guppies don’t eat aquarium plants. They swim through the small crushed flakes on the surface of the tank. Check out the Monthly I do the water change almost everyday because the water gets dirty really fast and i use a blue substance to make tap water more safe. By between 1-2 months, your Guppy fry should have reached their juvenile stage. yesterday my pregnant female guppy gave birth to 33 guppy fry and they are in a breeding box on their own. If they don't survive it is for the best for they could already be permanently negatively affected by the conditions they have been living in. Still have questions? The biggest of the 4 is doing fine, his/here swimming skills are good etc.