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Old 03-01-2006, 07:01 AM   #1
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Hey, im a beginner in the whole keepin fish thing.I always get this ratio of female to male guppies mixed up. I was just wundering if i was going to buy 3- 4 guppies, how many males and females should i buy?
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Old 03-01-2006, 07:03 AM   #2
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One male. The rest females.
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Old 03-01-2006, 07:19 AM   #3
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k, thanks allot for the info
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Old 03-01-2006, 02:29 PM   #4
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Good rule of thumb is a minimum of 2 females per male.
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Old 03-28-2006, 08:05 PM   #5
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Never ever have the same amout or more males, they will always stress the females and most females will die. And good luck with your lil ones.
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Old 03-29-2006, 01:16 PM   #6
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Thanx evryone for your input.
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Old 03-29-2006, 02:03 PM   #7
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1 male + 2 females = 100 males and 200 females after 6 months! Gotta love those guppies!
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Old 04-01-2006, 06:29 AM   #8
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i normally keep 3 females to 1 male.. currently one of my males has 6 females because im breeding guppies to sell back to the LFS. i have a "birthing tank" which is a five gallon, and then a 10 gallon to move the babies into when they get to big for the 5 gallon and then a 55 gallon to move them into until they are big enough to sell....when i chose my male and females i got the most colorful ones i could find.. they are all multi-colored.. good luck with your guppy hunting and all
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Wow Irish you have a lot going on there! Do you make $?
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