Category Archives: Guppies – breeding

Some tips to follow when breeding “show quality” guppies …

About the Moscow breed – post by Юрмен in Russian and English

Visually clarification / evidence were not recorded or published. It is a medium-sized fish, although giants sometimes appeared among them. The shape of the male is elegant, it is relatively narrow, but not effeminate. The prehistory is ruby-colored or blood-red, … Continue reading

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Selecting females for certain, better color by Kovalevsky V.

If the next task is to work on color, then after selecting the most suitable male, it is necessary to find females that would give the offspring a certain, better color. For this purpose resort to the test with a … Continue reading

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Guppy Color Strains by Philip Shaddock

Online PDF format – FlipBook;  

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Gestation Period for Guppies (in general)

  Is My Guppy Pregnant? Female guppies can get pregnant as early as one month old in a warm tank, although the usual maturity age is three months. The key to understanding a guppy’s gestation period is knowing if she … Continue reading

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OUR BREEDING/SELECTING PROGRAM FOR MAINTAINING & IMPROVING OUR MOSCOW (guppy) STRAIN

INTRO We started with two different lines of Blue Moscow (they were not parent related) and marked them with Line 1 and Line 2. Line 1 Hawaiian Blue Moscow, I was created my line back in 2010 using Luke’s Hawaiian … Continue reading

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Successful breeding (QUALITY) Moscow guppies with low number of tanks!

Beginners in this hobby are many times discouraged when they hear about breeders with elaborate fish rooms, with 50+ number of tanks (some approaching 200 tanks!). So we don’t want at the beginning to be “misunderstood”; More Isn’t Always Better … Continue reading

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Temperature, tanks and young gupps

Back in 1968 I ran an experiment on temperature and young gupps. I split a dropping of fry …  kept one half at about 72-75 degrees and the other half I kept at about 80-82 degrees, both in 10 gallon … Continue reading

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