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Old 20-08-2018, 10:12 AM   #1771
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most of us will go for Prime.


the powder form is even more economical if you have more tanks.
How much roughly is the 2 liter bottle?
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Old 20-08-2018, 10:23 AM   #1772
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I seldom see people talk about rearing guppies, is there reasons why guppies are not that well liked?
The bloodline had been weakened by years of inbreeding and into fancy strains.Not really that hardly anymore.Sailfin mollies and swordtails also.

The same goes for my platies.If I can keep them alive for 4 years from birth,can be considered very good liao.

Letting my platies give birth is one thing.Bringing the fry to adulthood is another issue.
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Old 20-08-2018, 10:36 AM   #1773
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The bloodline had been weakened by years of inbreeding and into fancy strains.Not really that hardly anymore.Sailfin mollies and swordtails also.

The same goes for my platies.If I can keep them alive for 4 years from birth,can be considered very good liao.

Letting my platies give birth is one thing.Bringing the fry to adulthood is another issue.
so whats the avg life span of guppies now?
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Old 20-08-2018, 10:39 AM   #1774
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so whats the avg life span of guppies now?
I guess 2-4 years if you keep them well?

But you must minus off at least 1-2 years cos they might be around that age by the time they reach the LFS and waiting for you to bring them home.
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Old 20-08-2018, 10:51 AM   #1775
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I guess 2-4 years if you keep them well?

But you must minus off at least 1-2 years cos they might be around that age by the time they reach the LFS and waiting for you to bring them home.
Ok thanks.....
din know LFS keeps those fish for so long one...

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Old 20-08-2018, 11:10 AM   #1776
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Ok thanks.....
din know LFS keeps those fish for so long one...
Just my guess...Anyone can correct me if I am wrong.
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Old 20-08-2018, 11:36 AM   #1777
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Just my guess...Anyone can correct me if I am wrong.
now they only do selective breeding. Guppies can no longer live that long. Normal lifespan is around 1.5 years
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Old 20-08-2018, 11:38 AM   #1778
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now they only do selective breeding. Guppies can no longer live that long. Normal lifespan is around 1.5 years
I am curious....even for platies,mollies and swordtails?

The longest I had a platy was close to 4 years.
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Old 20-08-2018, 11:39 AM   #1779
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Yeah... prime is one of the better ones

most of us will go for Prime.


the powder form is even more economical if you have more tanks.
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Old 20-08-2018, 12:00 PM   #1780
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How much roughly is the 2 liter bottle?
not sure cos I using the powder form.
its call Safe.
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Old 20-08-2018, 12:03 PM   #1781
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sigh i moving house. dunno how to move my fish tank. although it's just very small. Got about 10 shrimps inside. Thought of re-doing my fish tank also.
quite easy since yours is a small tank.
pack the shrimps into a bag.
the remaining water pack into another bag (don't throw the water away).

once reached your new house, use back the old tank water.
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Old 20-08-2018, 12:05 PM   #1782
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I guess 2-4 years if you keep them well?

But you must minus off at least 1-2 years cos they might be around that age by the time they reach the LFS and waiting for you to bring them home.
can't be cos breeders or farms will released the guppies upon 3 months old.
they are matured enough to start breeding at the age liao.
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Old 20-08-2018, 12:06 PM   #1783
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can't be cos breeders or farms will released the guppies upon 3 months old.
they are matured enough to start breeding at the age liao.
Whose fry is the hardest to bring up among the livebearers?
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Old 20-08-2018, 12:09 PM   #1784
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Yeah... prime is one of the better ones
I am using the 2L version of what 4pxCSO is using.Thinking of jumping to another brand.

Prime or Safe is for anti-chlorine/chloromine and eliminates nitrate/nitrite and ammonia?

Which is the better one?

I have a bottle of powdered Seachem neutral regulator at home.Will that do the trick?

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Whose fry is the hardest to bring up among the livebearers?
you comparing guppy with other livebearers?
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