Guppy Pregancy

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  1. Kovu

    Kovu Fire Worm

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    I have been trying to figure out how pregnant or what stage of pregnacy my guppie is she is has a swollen belly and a huge black spot by her gravial spot like all the way to her belly.
     
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    She is real close
     
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    Here is a pic of her, she is also starting to pick at the gravel
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    She looks pretty close might get a little heavier.
     
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    How many days should I wait before I seperate her to let her babies have the best chance.
     
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    You might want to do it quick just to be safe. Just keep watch after you do because she will eat the babies also. Also it will help you learn at what size she will drop them.
     
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    I meant seperate her from the other fish like put her in a breeder net.
     
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    I figured you meant that. You need to learn when she will drop because each fish is a bit different so put her in a little early she will be OK. She will eat the fry.
     
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    Oh okay now im seeing what your talking about, the only thing i would have to disagree is eating the fry,i read she will eat the fry after 10 hours but until then she cant.
     
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    It could be. When I had FW and guppies I had times that the female ate the fry. It definitely could be the time thing.