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ah_hup
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PostPosted: 2007.01.01(Mon)0:04    Post subject: caring for baby platies Reply with quote

I have a few baby platies and I just want to ask erm.. how to take care of them? as in tank condition, water changes, diet etc. cause I just lost a few and I want to try minimising the loss now. thanks and regards.
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PostPosted: 2007.01.01(Mon)1:44    Post subject: Reply with quote

how big are they? you should feed them ground up flake food (put it in a

plastic baggie and crush it with your fingers) what size aquarium are they in?

are there other fish in the tank?
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ah_hup
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PostPosted: 2007.01.01(Mon)5:43    Post subject: Reply with quote

snivvin wrote:
how big are they? you should feed them ground up flake food (put it in a

plastic baggie and crush it with your fingers) what size aquarium are they in?

are there other fish in the tank?


they are only 3 weeks old. and I put them in a separate tank 20.5 x 15 x 20.5
and no there are no other fishes.
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PostPosted: 2007.01.01(Mon)6:27    Post subject: Reply with quote

Had a batch of platy babies myself ( well not myself, was 1 of my coral blue platys, LOL ), just kept them in a seperate tank like you and fed with crushed flake and freeze dried brine shrimp, they are now 4 months old and females looking rather fat Smile most 1.5 inches long now so they soon grow. Out of the 20 fry I managed to save only 2 died on me and that was at a very young age , less than a week, so got 18 of them split between 3 of my tanks. Very Happy Very Happy
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