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    Default My week old baby goldfish

    I haven't hatched and raised any of these for years. This is the first group to hatch, the second ones are just 2 days old. Too small for me to get a pic.
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    Very cool, Jeff. I hope you will share growth progress shots. Do you have them in a special tank or separated from other fish? What is the process? Would love to learn more.

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    I got to watch my fantail guppies give live birth in the past. It was sooo cool. Yes, please let us watch them grow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    Do you have them in a special tank or separated from other fish? What is the process? Would love to learn more.
    BD
    My adults are in a tub outside so I do hatch them in seperate containers. The adults will eat eggs and fry. I hang mops I made from yarn to simulate plants for them to spawn in. After the eggs are laid in the mop I simply remove to another container. It takes 3 days for them to hatch. Then the process of grinding food to a powder for them to eat, regular water changes and hope for the best.

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    Oh those tiny ones are really cute. They are strong growers will soon plump up.

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    How are the goldfish now, Jeff?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brutal_Dreamer View Post
    How are the goldfish now, Jeff?

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    Unfortunately I lost one batch. The other has about 15 left. Will have to get more pics to update.

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    Awwwwww. They are cute (as fish go). Sorry for your loss. I used to try to raise guppies, swordtails, and mollys. It's sad to lose the babies.

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    They are so cute!, so sorry for your loss.. If you don't mind me asking, what kind of goldfish are these? I love goldfish, and am planning on making a small container pond to keep a couple in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pk93 View Post
    They are so cute!, so sorry for your loss.. If you don't mind me asking, what kind of goldfish are these? I love goldfish, and am planning on making a small container pond to keep a couple in.
    These are fantails.

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