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    Is My Guppy Pregnant?

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    My guppy just gave birth about 2 weeks ago and her belly seems to be bloated again. Is she pregnant again?

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    Re: Is My Guppy Pregnant?

    When a female guppy mated successfully, it can produce 4 drops without further mating as it can store up sperm in her body. Every 28 days or so, it will produce a batch of fry (drop). Such is the reproduction strategy of guppy and that’s why they are also called ‘million fish’

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guppendler View Post
    When a female guppy mated successfully, it can produce 4 drops without further mating as it can store up sperm in her body. Every 28 days or so, it will produce a batch of fry (drop). Such is the reproduction strategy of guppy and that’s why they are also called ‘million fish’
    Oh so to put it simpler she fertilised the sperms that she stored in her body and is now pregnant again?

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    Er....it’s sperm (stored or freshly transferred by a male) that fertilised her eggs....as long as she’s mated once she’ll be pregnant for up to 4 drops

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    Oh cool. Didn’t expect to have more fry


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    Part of the fun is to see the fry grow up

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guppendler View Post
    Part of the fun is to see the fry grow up
    Haha definitely! By the way I do have a breeder box, does putting the female in now stress them out too much?

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    Yes the female will be stressed unnecessarily if put in the breeding box too early. Since 2 weeks ago it just spawned, it will be another 2 weeks before you see the next. For now, just keep her happy and feed her well

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    Alright! Thanks so much for your advice !


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    Re: Is My Guppy Pregnant?

    No worries at all, we are all here to share and exchange experiences.

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