5 day old guppy fry showing color? my guppy had fry last friday, and i´ve n...

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3 years ago #1
y0shii
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5 day old guppy fry showing color?

my guppy had fry last friday, and i´ve noticed that they´re already getting colors O.o
is that normal?

**there´s 15 of them, and a lot of them have black fin tips, some are still transparent and one single guppy is getting a pretty dark bluish color
again, yes they are 5 days old! about a centimeter long.
none of them have died except for the one that the mother ate before i managed to get her to a separate tank.
if it helps, i´ve been feeding them a little bit of egg yolk and powdered fish food (wardley´s tropical slow sinking crumbles + fish flakes + a couple of piranha pellets)

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3 years ago #2
ryanwilliams
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The ones that are getting their colour are most probably males..

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3 years ago #3
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Fry color has a lot to do with the parents colors. If you have two lighter color parents they may not show color at all for a couple of months. Most of my guppies go from a gray/transparent to a darker color (black or dark blue) and then lighten up to their more brilliant adult color. Because both parents are vivid colored fish.

So i guess that is the long way of saying yes that is normal.

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2 years ago #4
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No, its normal! My guppy fry are 5 days old too, and one has black spots on her tail already! I have 2 guppy fry. Don't worry, Its a good thing! Just keep doing what your doing, and they will soon grow to be very pretty guppies.


Bye!
~ Nazira03

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2 years ago #5
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One of my guppy fry came out BRIGHT YELLOW. I mean like electric yellow! They're so hard to get a picture of them. Since he is so bright now I am really hoping he makes it - he should be stunning by adult!

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1 year ago #6
VianeysAquarium
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I also have 2 completly bright yellow, out of 30 that are black and yellow (:

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1 year ago #7
VianeysAquarium
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I also have 2 completly bright yellow, out of 30 that are black and yellow (:

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1 year ago #8
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Cool Angela! It probably looks amazing! Congratulations & good luck

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1 year ago #9
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Oh sorry, thought 10 mins ago

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11 months ago #10
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you are complaining because your guppies are showing colour at a young age?! you are actually very lucky. mine only shows colour when they are 10 months old what do you feed them???

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11 months ago #11
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Hi there Flowergirl247, This thread is over 2 years old and doubtful you will get an reply now from the original poster. If you have a question regarding your fish, please ask a new question. Please refrain from answering older threads, check the date of the original post before replying as it pushes newer more urgent ones down the list. Thank you.

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