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babycatcher

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Babies
« on: February 08, 2016, 09:23:54 pm »
Well its all going on tonight. Eric is on baby duty, we have a Blue Mickey Mouse Platy giving birth. She has had approx 16 fry and counting. Took us ages to get these fish and are so pleased that she has given us some fry.
Thanks.
Angie  & Eric

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    Re: Babies
    « Reply #1 on: February 08, 2016, 09:27:25 pm »
    Congratulations, I'm sat here waiting for a guppy to give birth...
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    Re: Babies
    « Reply #2 on: February 08, 2016, 09:37:33 pm »
    424985-0We are up to 18 now. And thanks. We have 2 guppies which are about to give birth too. It all seems to happen at once. These are what we call our show guppies. Hope yours does well. Keep us informed.
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    Re: Babies
    « Reply #3 on: February 08, 2016, 09:41:37 pm »
    I'm beginning to wonder if mine is just a "big girl" and piling on the calories lol, she is fit to burst...
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    Re: Babies
    « Reply #4 on: February 08, 2016, 09:50:54 pm »
    Doris...

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    Re: Babies
    « Reply #5 on: February 08, 2016, 10:03:02 pm »
    Congrats!

    Seems like the storms have brought on the urge to reproduce - my twig cats have been at it all evening too  :458:
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    Cichlids: Dicrossus filamentosus; Pelvicachromis subocellatus 'Moanda'; Biotodoma cupido
    Catfish: Ancistrus 'Rio Paraguay'; Panaqolus sp. L397; Pseudolithoxus dumus; Farlowella vittata; Corydoras melini, burgessi, oiapoquensis
    Loaches: Pangio myersi
    Tetras: Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae; Copella meinkeni

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    Re: Babies
    « Reply #6 on: February 08, 2016, 10:50:46 pm »
    The platy has given us at least 20 that we know of.
    Put the guppies back in the tank as they not quite ready.
    Here are some of them. 

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    Re: Babies
    « Reply #7 on: February 08, 2016, 10:53:03 pm »
    Chris I would say she definitely pregnant.

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    Re: Babies
    « Reply #8 on: February 09, 2016, 12:19:03 am »
    Fun times for all, we had it with our platys from may to october last year, 36 babies we caught in total (only 1 died) in 5/6 different batches, only moved the last of the ones we didnt keep last week, hope all goes well for you guys keep us posted

    Iain