Originally Posted by MattsBettas
Aka the "liger".
Yup... Same principle. And there are times where hybridization can cause health problems for the mother and/or the fry - a male platy or mollie that mates with a female guppy could produce young that are too large for the guppy to give birth to - while I don't know exactly what would happen to the mother, I can't imagine that it would be very good.
And please note - I'm not trying to discourage hybrids (although I am somewhat morally against them, personally). It's just good to point out the issues that can arise and allow others to make their own decisions.