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False female guppies

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shrimpaholich

so i have guppies, and surprise, theyre breeding like... guppies.

i came across these devils. red tails and a black spot on the abdomen that looks like a gravid spot. but theyre males! thats why i call them false females :p there was three from the batch of fry and they are all *almost* identical

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GotCrabs

So, are you saying that these are 'Bruce/Caitlyn Jenner' Guppies???

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shrimpaholich

i suppose you could call them that :p

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Baccus

I have often seen male guppies with that black spot, usually in the grass or what I call snake skin guppies even the wild type guppies usually have this solid black spot. I don't know if it means somewhere along the line they had endler genes in them or that they are just reverting back to a more 'wild type' guppy.

Either way very pretty and usually very healthy.

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