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Plank's Guppy pics
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They are some beautiful colours and patterns, always love seeing your guppies, they’re always so bright and happy looking Smile
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Just having a good nose through all the threads and this was popped out as I love guppies. Yours are beauties love the colours! I owned male and females and of course this resulted in lots of fry but I remember panicking that my tank would be overrun...I was told to let nature do it’s thing as all would not survive but I rehomed all 60 or so of them.

I definitely would like guppies again but is it cruel to just have males? Or, let’s say I had 1:2 again and had fry how could I manage? Is it true that not all would survive and longer term could there be serious issues. I don’t plan on getting a second time (only hospital tank).

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I've just let them balance themselves out. There's normally about 60-70 in the tank at any one time with 30 or so panda corys and a bristlenose. It is a 2'6" tank now as the old 2' gave up.
You can keep males on their own though, get 10+ though as they will harass each other with less.
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Enjoy your fish, shrimps and snails!
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(29-08-2018, 08:22 AM)plankton Wrote: I've just let them balance themselves out. There's normally about 60-70 in the tank at any one time with 30 or so panda corys and a bristlenose. It is a 2'6" tank now as the old 2' gave up.
You can keep males on their own though, get 10+ though as they will harass each other with less.

Thank you! Really good to know that and definitely makes me feel less anxious about it.
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Couple more, just to show the diversity of colours. Smile


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Thats so random, i was talking about your guppy tank with my OH this morning. So i’ll repeat what i said then “he (you, Ian) have/has some stunning coloured guppies”. Now i can prove it Wink
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I try to help. Big Grin
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