Caring for Babies (more to come later)

The early days of a guppies life are important and well cared for babies grow into the best adults. Babies are best kept in small tanks (one to 2.5 gallons) when first born since the less they need to swim around for food the bigger they will grow. Most breeders start small and then in a few weeks move the fist to a five gallon. Babies respond well to live food such as newly hatched brine shrimp or microworms. The dry food they eat much be very small particles like salmon starter, Hikari First Bites, spray dried krill, Sera Micron or any other food intended for the mouths of tiny fish.

 

At some point "culling" takes place saving only the biggest fish and then much later the breeders are picked out.

 

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