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#47946 May 19th, 2007 at 09:29 AM
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About a week ago, my rainbow blue platy had some more babies. This time I was prepared, with a breeders net, and apparently managed to see them shortly after she had the babies. I was able to catch 7 successfully. I had an 8th one in the net, but somehow it disappeared into thin water??? Could not see it after that for anything! The 7 have been doing well so far - knock on wood. How big do they have to be before I can safely put them into the tank and not get eaten?

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plants 'n pots #47948 May 19th, 2007 at 09:31 AM
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Oh, I'd love to have an aquarium. All I have is a betta in a large bowl.


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Sunflowers #47964 May 19th, 2007 at 09:49 AM
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Those are really good pictures of the babies, Lynne!!


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#48054 May 19th, 2007 at 02:25 PM
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well, you could try one in two weeks, and then if a week later it is still there, another one, etc... with releases 2 weeks apart. OR, you could wait until they are about half the size of the parents OR, you could go to the fish store to see what the size ranges they have in each tank...

however you do it, let us know, i think that is cool!

#48152 May 19th, 2007 at 07:58 PM
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Wow That was some good Pictures!! I always thought when they were 1/2 the size of the parents too But Maybe calling an aquaruim shop could best advise you,


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