Animal Stories - Livebearing Aquarium Fish


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chris - 2007-03-10
My female gave birth and that was the greatest day. I had to remove her so the little ones could live. That was the first time one of my females gave birth. I was so happy. THE GREATEST...

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Jackie - 2007-02-22
I bought 4 swordtails: 3 young females and 1 adult male. Now I recently noticed that the fish that I thought was a female is growing a swordtail! I guess it must be puberty when it hits. I can't believe it.

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crystal - 2007-02-07
i think these are one of the best fish to have as a starter and as a expert. i love having them and they last for a long time. i love getting them over and over again.

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Keith - 2007-01-26
Around Christmas time, we got 4 black mollies along with 4 silver mollies. About a week later we noticed something that looked like a bug swimming around in the tank. It turned out to be a baby black molly. As of now, we have 12 baby black and 6 baby silver in our 40 gallon tank and all seem to be doing great!!

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Jessica Young - 2007-01-20
These fish are adoreable. For a while i just had one female but today i bought 2 males and another female. She was intriged by one of the males as soon as i floated the bag in the tank!

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Reed - 2007-01-20
I have a colony of Guppies in my fish tank right now. all the females are pregnant but I was going to get another bigger tank and might put in oscars and other aggresive fish into the smaller one. but if you breed fish I would recommend getting a smaller tank maybe 1-5 gallons depending on size of baby. but should get one and whenever the babies are born the put them in the small tank until they are big enough to go back. separate baby's and adult's immediatly or they will get eaten, so Seperate immediatly! (with live bearers)

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fam600 - 2007-01-15
These fishes are so cute, especially when you watch them pick at the java fern plant and decor. When i first bought them for my 5.5 gallon tank they were scared as heck. They would swim away at he sight of my hand anywhere near the aquarium, but now two weeks later i can put my finger in the tank and they don't swim away-i can push them around:)

Had 7, one died which was sickly when i bought them, he would not swim around. Now I'm left with 1 female and 5 males that don't seem to want to get her pregnant.

Love feeding them. i give them betta pellets, tropical fish pellets, and tetra flakes-they love them all. They spend most of their time near the surface and when i feed them i usually crush the pellets with a plier or make the flakes smaller so they can get it into their small mouths. After feeding them they'll start to swim near the bottom as if looking for any uneaten food.

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Tahna - 2007-01-10
All I can say is...WOW! I have never had a fish have babies and I bought 3 swordtails. two died but the living female was pregnant{when we bought her, i think} but she had her babies and ate a few :-( but we saved 4 and today {a month later} she had 13 more!mind you she has been alone. Finally I think the black, telling, spot is gone. I hope she is done..lol. I'm just scared to put the "new" babies in with the "teenagers" lol.

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Heather - 2007-01-06
I am a first time fish tank "haver" I got guppys and I love them! I am going to breed them, it will be so much fun!

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totos - 2006-12-05
mollies are very nice fish, but don't keep it with any goldfish as it will start to nip. this fish need active tank mates like tetras or other livebearers. i have a 4 (2 males and 2 females) silver lyretails. Two silver, a black male, and a dalmation female. beautiful but aggressive.

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