Betta Fish Care  
Go Back   Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care > The Lounge
Check out the eBook Betta Fish Care Made Easy
betta fish
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-18-2011, 09:57 AM   #1 
SmokeNLark
Member
 
SmokeNLark's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
100 Guppies in a 10 gallon?!?!

"i also have lots of guppies(probably 100 or so) all sizes for sale 4/$1 or will make a deal on bulk purchase. these are standard guppies not fancy ones. these are all in a nice 10 gal setup right now i'm looking to break down. i will sell the tank for $20 as is (heater/bubble screen/decor/gravel/hood/light). also available are 5 & 10 gal tanks with undergravel filter ($4-7ea)very cheap if interested. looking to downsize what i have... questions please email or call/text"

That was from a Craigslist ad I just found.


How can anyone think that's ok?
SmokeNLark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2011, 10:53 AM   #2 
Burd
Member
 
Burd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
They probably saw a chain pet store do it or something and figured "if they can do it with goldfish, I can totally do it with guppies" maybe.
Burd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2011, 11:00 AM   #3 
Littlebittyfish
Member
 
Littlebittyfish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Florida
It seems like they're moving in the right direction maybe...maybe they bought 10 and they started breeding and they somehow ended up with 100's.
It seems like they're looking for homes for them and to get rid of the tank...That is actually a pretty good deal on the tank though...
Littlebittyfish is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2011, 01:37 PM   #4 
vaygirl
Member
 
vaygirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Middlesex County, NJ
I had guppies once. It's so easy to underestimate how fast they breed. Sounds like a multi-gender tank gone horribly wrong. They do NOT eat their young. Not in my experience anyway. :/

That's why all my Endler's are male. You only make that mistake once. :P I hope he gets them off to good homes.
vaygirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2011, 01:43 PM   #5 
beta novice
Member
 
beta novice's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: ohio
you can feed the fry to betta's
beta novice is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-19-2011, 03:42 AM   #6 
ollief9
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Bristol, England
I'm glad I didn't buy Guppies and settled for Platies instead. They're not as prolific, but even after a couple of weeks a heavily pregnant female is sitting in the hastily set up 15 gallon 'maternity' tank in my shed

Awww, I'll just go check on her now...
ollief9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:53 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.