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Temperatures for guppies …

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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Guppy Facts by Mary Jane

The guppy is named after the Rev. J.L. Guppy of Trinidad, an early collector of the species from the late 1800’s. Guppies (Poecilia reticulata) are placed in the family as mollies and mosquitofish. Natural habitat The wild, original guppy is … Continue reading

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Hot temperatures not good for guppy ??

This study provides some hard numbers for optimum temperatures for guppies. Effect of Temperature on Some Reproductive Parameters of Gravid Females and Growth of Newly Hatched Fry in Guppy, Poecilia reticulta (Peters, 1860), Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 7 … Continue reading

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Temperature Conversion Chart

Celsius……………….Fahrenheit0 C ………………32.0 F1 C …………………..33.8 F2 C ………………35.6 F3 C ………………37.4 F4 C ………………39.2 F5 C ………………41.0 F6 C ………………42.8 F7 C ………………44.6 F8 C ………………46.4 F9 C ………………48.2 F10 C …………….50.0 F11 C ……………..51.8 F12 C ……………..53.6 F13 … Continue reading

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