How long do baby guppies have to stay in the breeder tank?

How long can I keep my pregnant guppy in a breeder box?

Registered. I’ve kept my guppies in breeder boxes for several weeks at a time. As long as they get good water flow and the box stays clean it shouldn’t be a problem.

Can I leave guppy fry in breeder box?

How long do you keep fry in the breeder box? In general, the babies should be large enough to not fit in mouths of the adult fish before you add them back into your main tank. For livebearer fry, this may be as soon as 4 to 5 weeks.

How long does it take for a baby guppy to mature?

Guppy fry are easy to keep, but their growth to maturity takes about three months and that can sound like a lot! They’re not hard to keep, but you need to make sure you provide good nutrition and conditions so they grow well.

Can I put 2 pregnant guppies together?

Yes. You should either put her in a separate tank, or a separate container inside the same tank. When she gives birth the males will eat the babies.

How long until Guppy Fry shows color?

Typically, they will begin to get some color when they are between 1 week and 6 weeks old.

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Can guppies give birth over a few days?

Guppies can birth over a 48 hour period. Yours is still completely squared off, so yes, i would say she’s got some left in her. Be sure she has plenty to eat.

When can I put my guppy fry in the main tank?

Using water from your established aquarium is a great way to acclimate the fry to water conditions of their future home. In about 4 to 6 weeks, the babies should be large enough to release into the main aquarium. But be sure the babies have grown larger than the mouths of adult fish.