A Guppy Having Babies

A detailed look at a pregnant mother guppy having babies in my tropical freshwater aquarium. The guppy fish is giving birth to 37 babies in a small tank. This high definition video takes an in depth look at the miraculous act of breeding and bringing tropical guppy fry into the world. There is also footage of the cute new born babies eating their first meal of live food. This is the best footage I have ever seen of a fish giving birth to her young. DISCLAIMER: This video and description contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, we'll receive a small commission. This helps support the channel and allows us to continue to make videos like this. Thank you for your support. VIDEO CAMERA USED - Panasonic HC- V770 HD digital camera https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00RBG5J02/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=thedave-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00RBG5J02&linkId=6006c7d69ed12de84c96fbd1acd0cefe

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A detailed look at a pregnant mother guppy having babies in my tropical freshwater aquarium. The guppy fish is giving birth to 37 babies in a small tank. This high definition video takes an in depth look at the miraculous act of breeding and bringing tropical guppy fry into the world. There is also footage of the cute new born babies eating their first meal of live food. This is the best footage I have ever seen of a fish giving birth to her young. DISCLAIMER: This video and description contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, we'll receive a small commission. This helps support the channel and allows us to continue to make videos like this. Thank you for your support. VIDEO CAMERA USED - Panasonic HC- V770 HD digital camera https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00RBG5J02/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=thedave-20&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B00RBG5J02&linkId=6006c7d69ed12de84c96fbd1acd0cefe

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marina thomas
marina thomas - 3 years ago
I am very touched by this video. Every detail has been paid attention to and you have even dedicated it to a little one who could not survive. That's so sweet of you. You were not involved not only intellectually, but also emotionally. I have received all the information that I needed with regard to this subject. Many thanks.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome! And thank you for taking the time to watch the video and leave such a nice comment. :-D
ELR
ELR - 3 years ago
RIP little Bobby. Beautiful video.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you.
Grandprime Plus
Grandprime Plus - 3 years ago
my guppy pragnent 150 babyes
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Congratulations !
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
thx
Ed & Ad
Ed & Ad - 3 years ago
anyone knows... what is this surface of small stone size sands name? and is it good for plants? like Anubias, Amazon sword ?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome.
Ed & Ad
Ed & Ad - 3 years ago
The Dave
white quartz sand....
umm.. thanks you so much ♥
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
The sand substrate in this video is "pool filter sand" ( pure white quartz sand) . . . It is very inexpensive and seems to work well with plants. Anubias does better if attached to a piece of driftwood or a rock .
Said Ali
Said Ali - 3 years ago
Bro I will pray for Bobby
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you :-D
Sara S
Sara S - 3 years ago
Hi my guppy was pregnant when I brought her she recently had 12 fry she ate four healthy one i was so angry at her that I didn’t know what to do then i read that fish generally eat their babies so after the delivery four days has passed my other guppy is suddenly pregnant ooh btw I don’t have a male guppy i have only female, anyway so when I noticed the other one is pregnant the guppy which came pregnant and delivered babies her stomach suddenly growing i was shocked like how a guppy can be pregnant again when I don’t have any male fish to breed her so by reading your comments in the video I guessed that she delayed the complete delivery
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes it's true! Female guppies can retain reproductive materials in their bodies, and give birth to multiple groups of babies with no male fish in the tank ! It's really quite amazing. The babies need places to hide. Lots of fake plants in the tank would help, but real aquatic plants would be better. Java moss or subwassertang would be ideal. Best of luck in the future with your fish.
Said Ali
Said Ali - 3 years ago
In my case also this was happened
Renee Tong
Renee Tong - 3 years ago
my fancy guppy just gave birth to 6 fish. I'm not sure what do. Can you help?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes I can. . . First try to make sure the babies are not eaten by the other fish. If there are a lot of hiding places in the tank they will probably be fine ( lots of plants, driftwood, rocks etc.). If not, try to catch the babies and put them in a different container filled with some of the tank water they were born in.


Feed them the same food that the adults were eating, just in smaller bite-sized pieces ( flake food works fine). Remove uneaten food everyday, keep the water clean and keep them warm. They don't need a big home when they are very small as long as the water is kept clean. Feed them very small amounts, several times per day. Overfeeding will lead to poor water quality. Clean water will be very important . . . I hope this helps, I wish you the best. . . Congratulations!!!
Timb3rWo1f
Timb3rWo1f - 3 years ago
Thank you for the great video and for the replies to comments you are very helpful! Subscribed to you channel.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome, I am here to help. Thank you for subscribing to The Dave. . . :-D

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Melissa O'Shea
Melissa O'Shea - 3 years ago
Was there no way to break the egg sack? Perhaps a toothpick or paor of cuticle snippers could have saved his small life?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thanks for watching the video. . . I made another video just to answer this very question! Please check it out and tell me what you think is best. Here is the link. https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
milky 94
milky 94 - 3 years ago
what a beautiful video!! (‘: thank you so much for the details and taking the extra time to put in notes and information for better understanding of the process. rip little bobby.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome. Thank you for taking the time to watch one of my videos and leave a comment.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching the video. I am happy that my work was able to help you. Best of luck in the future. Stay positive and don't give up on your dreams.
JagproGaming
JagproGaming - 3 years ago
Very good video
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you.
Emanuel Marcelo
Emanuel Marcelo - 3 years ago
My guppy gave birth to two that's it
Renee Tong
Renee Tong - 3 years ago
this was soooo cute but it was very shocking to find out that bobby got eaten by his own mom. I thought he suffocated.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Most creatures know that if they leave weak and dying babies around, then they will attract predators and disease which may put everyone in jeopardy. It's cruel from a human perspective, but it's what's best for everyone.
captainedc
captainedc - 3 years ago
Poor little Bobby. That's rough when Mom devours you.
Something had a baby in my tank (75) the other day. Either a guppy, Molly, or swordtail. He's just hanging out in plain site near the bottom....
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thanks for watching the video. That little baby must feel safe! Good for him ! :-D
Chloe's Animals
Chloe's Animals - 3 years ago
Could u not of helped him or is it just natural selection??
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
No worries :-D
Chloe's Animals
Chloe's Animals - 3 years ago
The Dave ahh thank you very much
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Here is the link: https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching the video. I made a special video to answer your question. Please have a look at it and tell me how you feel. Should I help or let nature run its course ? It's a difficult question to answer and there are many strong opinions about it.
Bubble Art
Bubble Art - 3 years ago
awww poor little bobby. great video btw this helped a lot
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Happy to help. . . :-D
Derpy Kat
Derpy Kat - 3 years ago
How long does the process of being pregnant take
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
3-4 week depending on water temperature.

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Derpy Kat
Derpy Kat - 3 years ago
THANK YOU SO MUCH NOW I KNOW HOW MY FISH HAD BABIES
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome. . .
Bianca C
Bianca C - 3 years ago
Poor Bobby but also poor little no name that was underdeveloped and deformed. He had a heartbeat so he was alive too.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Don't forget about their brothers and sisters who were perfect and beautiful ! :-D
NITESH SHARMA INDIA
NITESH SHARMA INDIA - 3 years ago
Buddy how to get vinegar eels
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I have a wonderful video about them if you are interested. https://youtu.be/xfNuMt2NSCk
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
The Dave 1 week ago

If you can find raw / unprocessed vinegar, the worms will be in it. This vinegar has not been heated ( pasteurized ) or filtered. You are looking for vinegar that still contains " the Mother." Vinegar eels will also appear in a drink called " Kombucha" as long as it is unheated / filtered. Ketchup, and raw apple cider will also contain them. . . It may be easiest to find raw vinegar. I just bought mine on ebay !
Nate 007
Nate 007 - 3 years ago
I thought guppies laid eggs but they give birth...
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
My pleasure !
Nate 007
Nate 007 - 3 years ago
The Dave oh ok! Thanks for the information!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes, they belong to a group of fish known as livebearers. Many sharks also have live birth.
Meg Davenport
Meg Davenport - 3 years ago
So informative and interesting to watch, thankyou! RIP to poor little Bobby
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching the video. :-D
Charlotte Sky
Charlotte Sky - 3 years ago
I use to have a one of these when I was little
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching the video. Many of us start with guppies or goldfish. I started with one 10 gallon tank, and now I have 20 aquariums with a whole room devoted to them ! It can be a very addictive hobby. . . :-D
Hello World
Hello World - 3 years ago
amazing ...
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you . There are more on this channel, and all are equally amazing ... :-D
Rianne Maungca
Rianne Maungca - 3 years ago
Wow I think I’m gonna pass science exam
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I love science ! Thanks for checking out my video !
Jay Bhosale
Jay Bhosale - 3 years ago
Beautiful video bro
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you . . . I put a lot of time into making them. :-D
iiEmotional _Blue
iiEmotional _Blue - 3 years ago
Little Bobby getting eaten by his mother sadly reminded me about a albino guppy I had named, Sparkles, had been cannibalized by another.
iiEmotional _Blue
iiEmotional _Blue - 3 years ago
Mhm...
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It is sad. . . Out in the wild, these tragic tales of death and dying happen frequently, but we are rarely witnesses to them. The aquarium with all of its beauty, and tranquility also brings us face to face with the cold realities of death and dying.

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anonymous hacker
anonymous hacker - 3 years ago
The Dave i got a question im planning to buy guppies for my fish tank and should i get 1 female and 1 male?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
The males tend to pester the females quite frequently, so it is better to have 2-3 females for each male. This ratio is much less stressful for the ladies, but it will mean more babies !
Sarahpony46 AJ
Sarahpony46 AJ - 3 years ago
Gup gup gup gup ;3
Lion King
Lion King - 3 years ago
Um that’s a mosquito fish I think
iiEmotional _Blue
iiEmotional _Blue - 3 years ago
Lion King No,they're guppies xD Yes they are called guppies when they don't look young.




( I have alot of them )
Zachary Chhea
Zachary Chhea - 3 years ago
That fish is a Minnow
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
That fish is an Endler guppy. Minnows lay eggs, guppies are livebearers.
CosmicZodiac Gaming
CosmicZodiac Gaming - 3 years ago
poor bobby
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
"little bobby" says "Thank you", and he feels that you should watch another one of my videos and subscribe to this channel. Or he will never rest in peace !!! :-D
CosmicZodiac Gaming
CosmicZodiac Gaming - 3 years ago
RIP
CosmicZodiac Gaming
CosmicZodiac Gaming - 3 years ago
rip
Yash Surana
Yash Surana - 3 years ago
Seriously hardly some female animals can be good mothers
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching the video. It is best not to view these things in human terms of good or bad. Nature works without questions of morality, and judgement. In many cases, being a "good mother" sometimes means eating your children! In the wild, weak and dysfunctional offspring can attract predators and disease. In these cases, removing the young benefits everyone.
linda hobbs
linda hobbs - 3 years ago
Did anyone, besides me, see the baby stick his tongue out, right before leaving Mum? Or am I crazy? 5:26-5:27????
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
No worries, thank you for watching the video. :-D
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I see what you are saying, but fish do not have tongues. The fry in question is just moving its mouth. A bored yawn perhaps ?
Force EV
Force EV - 3 years ago
Hello! I am 12 I have 3 Mother Guppies Giving Birth Should I seperate them, Because My Lagoon is Full of Guppies (not really Full) So do i need to Put each Mother guppies on Each Tank Seperated?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
If you were to take a bunch of drinking straws ( 100) and tie them in big spikey jumbles / knots, they would form a "straw jungle" that would provide places for the babies to get away.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
The problem with gravel is that the fry can get trapped in between the pieces of gravel.
Force EV
Force EV - 3 years ago
The Dave Thanks for the Help but can Gravel Make good Hiding Spots too?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Hello! You do not have to separate the mothers from each other, but hungry mother guppies will occasionally eat baby guppies (fry). The fry will need lots of hiding places if they are to survive. If there are other fish in the tank, they may also try to eat the fry.


Live plants or bushy fake plants make great hiding places. These are also several breeder boxes that you can buy to put the mother guppies in that will help save the fry. If you have other tanks you could just try and catch the babies before they are eaten and give them their own home. I hope that everything works out .
Gouri Gouri
Gouri Gouri - 3 years ago
Love this video ! Which is the perfect time to leave grown fries with mother ?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
The fry can return to their mother's tank when they are to big to eat !
H Wh
H Wh - 3 years ago
I wonder if she screams inaudible guppy screams as she's birthing, and if the fry yell "wheeeee!" as they slip down to the substrate.
Robert Smith
Robert Smith - 3 years ago
Why yes... that's ExACTLY how they reactff.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Then again all of that screaming and "wheeing" would attract predators, so it's probably best to keep the noise down!!! lol :-D
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
That would be funny in a creepy sort of way. . . :-D
lucky lel
lucky lel - 3 years ago
I feed my alligator gar with these fish lol
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
South eastern U.S. I imagine ?
lucky lel
lucky lel - 3 years ago
I put my gars in my pond soo... yeah
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Awesome . . . I wish I had the tank space and the time for An alligator gar!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I will thank you :-D
MLG_Gamer1
MLG_Gamer1 - 3 years ago
Why did you help Bobby?!?!?!?!?!!?!?!?!? >:(
MLG_Gamer1
MLG_Gamer1 - 3 years ago
ok
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching one of my videos. You ask a very good question. I made a video about saving a fish trapped in an egg. Please check it out and tell me what you think. https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you :-D
_KillerCatGirl_ _xoxoxo_
_KillerCatGirl_ _xoxoxo_ - 3 years ago
The Dave n congrats on gettin another sub. I subbed lol
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you . . . I do what I can for my fish friends.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching one of my videos. You ask a very good question. I made a video about saving a fish trapped in an egg. Please check it out and tell me what you think. https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
_KillerCatGirl_ _xoxoxo_
_KillerCatGirl_ _xoxoxo_ - 3 years ago
MLG_Gamer1 yess!
MLG_Gamer1
MLG_Gamer1 - 3 years ago
Exactly!
Fireangel77
Fireangel77 - 3 years ago
So sorry for Bobby

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Dade Pomsouvan
Dade Pomsouvan - 3 years ago
Thanks for sharing the video, very fascinating and educating!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome and thank you for watching it.
I also have several more fascinating and educational videos that you may enjoy. :-D
Galaxy Diy's
Galaxy Diy's - 3 years ago
thanks! this was very informational! detailed and specific! keep it up!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are welcome, and thank you for leaving a comment on one of my videos.
Malikai DeGroat
Malikai DeGroat - 3 years ago
I loved this video
Wheysha Mones
Wheysha Mones - 3 years ago
My guppy only gave birth to one( i’m not sure though) because i was not aware that she was pregnant and that she gave birth
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching the video. It's hard to know what happened, but if she was really small, she may have only given birth to a few babies, or they may have been eaten ? Keep trying and be sure the little fish have plenty of places to hide from the big fish!
Kiara C. Grados
Kiara C. Grados - 3 years ago
I love this video! I just have a question, there is no way we can help them survive in case they get trap like that? I mean like dogs, sometimes they are born with the whole placenta around them and we need to cut it, can we do the same with them?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching the video and leaving a comment. The real problem is the size of the babies. 5 of these newborns could fit on a grain of rice. So, it's a bit more challenging than a puppy. Little bobby was blown around with a straw to try and help shake him loose, but it was of no help. Another technique is to put them in a small vial of water and shake it around a bit. Sometimes these things can help them break free of the egg membrane. Other than that, they are way too small for a surgical intervention by the average fish-keeper. I made a video about saving a fish trapped in an egg to address this question. You may find it interesting. Please check it out and tell me how you feel about it. Thank you . . . :-D
Chris M
Chris M - 3 years ago
Amazing!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you. . . . I have many more !
karthikk Raj
karthikk Raj - 3 years ago
It Isn't guppy it looks like molly
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It's a guppy.
core trper
core trper - 3 years ago
Poor Boby
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes, it's sad, nature can be cruel.
X xWoodyToastx X
X xWoodyToastx X - 3 years ago
I have a gravid spot on one of my female guppies and it is more brown than yours, is this bad?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching my video. A brown gravid spot isn't a bad thing. The gravid spot is formed by the eyes of the developing babies showing through the mother's abdomen. Different fish will show slightly different colors. Some black, some brown, some pink, etc. . . :-D
Lunaboss Farhana
Lunaboss Farhana - 3 years ago
what fish is that getting babies
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Depending of the water temperature, about 3-4 months before a female can have babies.
Lunaboss Farhana
Lunaboss Farhana - 3 years ago
how many years till wanda got babies by the way I named my fish wanda
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It is an Endler guppy, many people think it is a mosquito fish.
SUMATHI BOOMISELVAM
SUMATHI BOOMISELVAM - 3 years ago
So super
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you
Hannah Vance
Hannah Vance - 3 years ago
This helped a lot i have a pregnant guppy right now
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I am glad that this video helped you learn more about these wonderful fish.
Swaraj Behera
Swaraj Behera - 3 years ago
After I day when I m feed them fry
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome and thank you for watching the video.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome, and thank you for your support.
Lilla Kozlowski
Lilla Kozlowski - 3 years ago
Thank you for the loving video ♥️
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome and thank you for watching it.
Raoul Fa'ique
Raoul Fa'ique - 3 years ago
R.I.P little bobby.May Bobby go to heaven
CherokeeMaiden81
CherokeeMaiden81 - 3 years ago
What kind of camera do you use? It's amazing how close it zooms in.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes, and a great investment of time, love, and patience too !
CherokeeMaiden81
CherokeeMaiden81 - 3 years ago
Good to know. :) I imagine it was fairly expensive being able to zoom like that.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It's a panasonic HD handicam. . . You can't do what I do on a phone ! :-D
CherokeeMaiden81
CherokeeMaiden81 - 3 years ago
Can you say if it's an actual camera or a phone?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It's a closely guarded secret . ..
Steven Henderson
Steven Henderson - 3 years ago
This video was posted more than one year ago and still getting a ton of comments ,damn. Anyway nice video thanks for all the info
Steven Henderson
Steven Henderson - 3 years ago
KKFilms 1 Hey man they probably did but i just wanted to congratulate this channel im not trying to copy anyones comment and if i did im sorry
KKFilms 1
KKFilms 1 - 3 years ago
Steven Henderson someone made this comment a day before urs, and ur just lazy bc u didn't scroll down enough xD
Steven Henderson
Steven Henderson - 3 years ago
KKFilms 1 I didnt see anyone else in the comment section saying what i said soooooo it is original
KKFilms 1
KKFilms 1 - 3 years ago
not an original comment copy cat
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome, thank you for checking it out. I have lots more !
Ant King
Ant King - 3 years ago
This is a year old and still having comments good on u Dave
Ant King
Ant King - 3 years ago
I have a purple , erodesent, orange , cheetah spotted male and female (did not buy them??????.....)
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Different lines of males and females bred together can produce some unexpected colors and patterns.
Re Flex
Re Flex - 3 years ago
I have a molly pregant it have a month already pregnat and still dont see nothing
Re Flex
Re Flex - 3 years ago
The Dave alright thanks
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Just be patient . . .
Candy Iva
Candy Iva - 3 years ago
So happy to see your video.. but felt little sad about poor little Bobby. Nice video
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching the video and leaving a comment. Have a great day !
KeRaLA ViSuAlS
KeRaLA ViSuAlS - 3 years ago
oh bobby is cute
Caranthirn
Caranthirn - 3 years ago
was* :(
Eric Hebert
Eric Hebert - 3 years ago
I just traded in my cichlids for guppies and one of the females is very noticeably pregnant. I hope the rehoming wasn't to stressful but thank you for doing this video so I know what to watch for. My only question is that I have 2 females in a 10 gallon tank so should I drop my 6" net down in the water and put fry in there after birth or just leave them free swimming in the tank?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I responded to this yesterday, but my response seems to have vanished! Mother may eat the fry before you can catch them and put them in the net ! Their survival will depend on how easily they can hide! The best course of action is to have a thickly planted tank with lots of Java moss or susswassertang, driftwood and rocks. In a pinch you could use lots of aquarium-safe plastic plants for the babies to take cover in.
Poppy S
Poppy S - 3 years ago
This was great quality and really helpful thank you
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome !
hoppincin
hoppincin - 3 years ago
Awe rip Bobby that was sad. I have never heard of vinegar worms...
hoppincin
hoppincin - 3 years ago
The Dave very!!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching the video, and yes, the saga of little Bobby is sad. Nature can be very efficient. I have a great video about vinegar worms if you are interested.
DoDuEt
DoDuEt - 3 years ago
Magnifiques images, bravo !
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you. . . I have many more high quality videos for you to choose from.
hackers group
hackers group - 3 years ago
Awsm, the video you took that is very difficult
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
thank you :-D
Kiki
Kiki - 3 years ago
REST IN PEACE BOBBY✌️❤️
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Lo siento por tu pérdida
lenin alexander Marin salazar
lenin alexander Marin salazar - 3 years ago
Jaja tengo uno que esta muy grande
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Lo siento por tu pérdida
Sugaree43
Sugaree43 - 3 years ago
Amazing footage!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thanks for checking out one of my videos . . . :-D
Moya Koe
Moya Koe - 3 years ago
Thanks bro u kind of saved my life not my life my guppys life
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Happy to help . . .
Ant King
Ant King - 3 years ago
You can watch my latest vid to see them
Ant King
Ant King - 3 years ago
My guppies follow my tub of fish food lol
Sugaree43
Sugaree43 - 3 years ago
Ant King Right, I'm like why didn't he say him! LoL
Aidan F
Aidan F - 3 years ago
I have 4 adult guppies (3 female one male) and the females gave birth! Now theres like 40 fry
Ant King
Ant King - 3 years ago
Aidan F It is like a fish magnet
Aidan F
Aidan F - 3 years ago
Ant King I do actually feed them afterwards though
Ant King
Ant King - 3 years ago
Aidan F lol true funny but somwhat inhumane
Aidan F
Aidan F - 3 years ago
Ant King Also they just go to the top if I pretend to have food. It makes my brothers amazed as the fish are their first pets. It's kinda sad at the same time
Ant King
Ant King - 3 years ago
Aidan F I littarly fill pain to hear this
Ant King
Ant King - 3 years ago
Aidan F nah more like three months to see the colours for now they will look dull
Aidan F
Aidan F - 3 years ago
They're about one month old I think and they are about half the size of the adults.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Congratulations on your new fish family.
Hannah Hugs You
Hannah Hugs You - 3 years ago
This showed up in my vine playlist and I never added it how did this get here
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Sweet !
Hannah Hugs You
Hannah Hugs You - 3 years ago
i watched it
it was h0t
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I have no idea ? It must be a sign from the youtube gods, so you should be sure to watch it !
Adventure Warehouse
Adventure Warehouse - 3 years ago
There is tiny little sound
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
True ! But huge sights !
L
L - 3 years ago
This is amazing!!! THANK YOU
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you! You'll always find the highest quality aquarium videos at The Dave !
Vicky Haines
Vicky Haines - 3 years ago
This was great! Thank you!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome :-D
Anthea .Large
Anthea .Large - 3 years ago
Really amazing footage!!! Well done!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you . . . I appreciate the support
paccolazyguy !
paccolazyguy ! - 3 years ago
my guppy fries are about 20, they start to have black dots on their tail, wonder what time the blue will be seen?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Much depends on water temperature, how clean their water is, as well as the quantity and quality of their food. However you can expect the males to develop their colors at 2-4 months of age.
Julie B
Julie B - 3 years ago
I brought a big female guppie ,but she died before giving birth ,any ideas why she died.i don't no the history of the fish.
Julie B
Julie B - 3 years ago
Thxs for your time,and knowledge is very much appreciated.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Sorry for your loss. It's hard to tell what could have happened without more information about her situation. . . It's possible that the move from store to home was just too stressful on a late stage pregnancy. Childbirth is pretty stressful... Or it could be old age ??? There are many possibilities, but don't let this one setback prevent you from enjoying this wonderful hobby. Don't give up. . . :-D
Biological Media
Biological Media - 3 years ago
You could have saved bobby
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching the video and leaving a comment.
Biological Media
Biological Media - 3 years ago
The Dave good, it was the right thing to do (in my opinion )
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It would have been very risky . . . Please have a look at the following video and tell me if it was the right thing to do. https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
Biological Media
Biological Media - 3 years ago
Will guppies eat there fry
paccolazyguy !
paccolazyguy ! - 3 years ago
Biological Media yes all breeders knows when they breed guppies becarefull the mama guppy
Ashley Valencia
Ashley Valencia - 3 years ago
Biological Media yes
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes, they will, unless the babies have ample places to hide.
Julie B
Julie B - 3 years ago
Wonderful close up of guppies giveing birth ,thxs so much for shareing.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome, and thank you for checking out my work.
Khloe Gamer
Khloe Gamer - 3 years ago
..R.I.P Bubble Guppy Fans

100. comment for A Guppy Having Babies

dingy ninja
dingy ninja - 3 years ago
RIP Bobby :(
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for the kind words and your subscription.
Sanny Miller
Sanny Miller - 3 years ago
Well that last part caught me off guard lol
Zack Scarlett
Zack Scarlett - 3 years ago
this really cool but sad that the mama eat the baby
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Nature can also be incredibly beautiful and kind. . .
JoeTinnySpace !
JoeTinnySpace ! - 3 years ago
That's how nature works pal
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes it is sad. . . Do you have guppies too ?
debbie kennedy
debbie kennedy - 3 years ago
what an amazing video!! thanks for sharing...RIP Bobby!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome, and thank you for taking the time to watch the video.
Mr. Caimán
Mr. Caimán - 3 years ago
poor bobby
Balmy Planet
Balmy Planet - 3 years ago
Nice guppy i have fish too but they are african.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you ! You may enjoy my amazing video on the African cichlid called the Kribensis.
https://youtu.be/9RF_E-ny3dw
Caroline Canty
Caroline Canty - 3 years ago
poor booby. great video, my fish is pregnant, 3 more days!!!!!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yay !!!
The tech Show
The tech Show - 3 years ago
Can they give male and female fry?? And if they do will they mate with eachother
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes and yes . . . :-D
V V Durga Rao
V V Durga Rao - 3 years ago
I have two Singapore guppies and two other guppies
mohd arif
mohd arif - 3 years ago
love it
Clara Normington
Clara Normington - 3 years ago
WOOOWWWW!!!!AMAZE BALLS!!!
Mary Pup's Toy Channel
Mary Pup's Toy Channel - 3 years ago
The babys are pretty big
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
The reproductive strategy of guppies is to have large, well-developed young, but less of them. Whereas, egg layers have more offspring ( eggs ) , but they are not as well-developed and have a higher mortality rate. Some fish have 100,000s of tiny babies , but only 2-3 survive.
Mary Pup's Toy Channel
Mary Pup's Toy Channel - 3 years ago
Why are they called fry
Pets & Stuff
Pets & Stuff - 3 years ago
Yes
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I believe it comes from the middle english word " Frie" which meant descendant or spawn. ???
Kathleen Kunitake
Kathleen Kunitake - 3 years ago
I have a pet guppies
Pets & Stuff
Pets & Stuff - 3 years ago
Kathleen Kunitake do you have males and females?
Pets & Stuff
Pets & Stuff - 3 years ago
Kathleen Kunitake same I just got 8 new ones! 1 is already pregnant! I am going out to buy turquoise guppies today or sometime this weekend!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
And the Dave takes a bow ! Thank You :-D
Tricilla Girl
Tricilla Girl - 3 years ago
I bought 2 female Betas one looks like half guppy and looks pregnant with a black dot on belly this is strange
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you, I enjoy helping people. :-D
Tricilla Girl
Tricilla Girl - 3 years ago
Thanks again Dave, you know the underground forest sounds like a great great idea really been considering getting the Christmas moss to grow on a mess in the back of my tank wall planted seed for grass they say will show up in about 2 weeks. dave you have been so kind buddy hope you have an awesome day and weekend :)
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Everything depends on the tank design. The babies need lots of hiding places or they will be eaten. There are things you can buy called fry-savers, that are essentially spiky plastic plants that can either sit on the bottom of the tank or float at the top. The babies use these to hide in.


There are also breeding boxes designed for expecting mother fish. It's a box / or net that hangs on the inside of the tank with holes in the bottom that lead to a separate compartment where the babies can escape.


Most people have very bare-looking tanks, and their baby guppies are eaten. I use live plants, driftwood, mosses etc. The tank looks like an underwater forest, so most of the babies survive.
Tricilla Girl
Tricilla Girl - 3 years ago
Thanks Dave fast reply. Ya, in my 10 gallons with 10 guppies and now I know 3 are pregnant. Love it! Guppies are so fun and all different beautiful colors and want a few more. If I just leave them alone and doing their thing will they populate on their own or will the guppies eat all the babies?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching my video. One thing is for certain, your betta can't be half-guppy.
The black gravid spot on guppies is caused by the eyes of the developing embryos inside the female.
Bettas do not develop a gravid spot, so it may just be part of her natural coloration.
Stephany Arias
Stephany Arias - 3 years ago
I'm sorry but that is a mosquito fish I have some of my own
Pokelover_21
Pokelover_21 - 3 years ago
Stephany Arias plz do some research before saying something, guppies look fairly different.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
No need to be sorry . . . While female guppies and Mosquito fish look very similar, they are completely different fish.
Mosquito fish are from the genus Gambusia, while the fish in the video is from the genus Poecilia.
You are not the first person to make this mistake. :-D
Junaidi Junaidi
Junaidi Junaidi - 3 years ago
Lulucuuu
RAINBOW puppy
RAINBOW puppy - 3 years ago
R.I.P BOBBY
Liam White
Liam White - 3 years ago
Very interesting and extremely informative, but not bombarding you with too many facts. Very well made, so thank you very much! I have subscribed and certainly will take the time to watch your other videos!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Excellent ! Thank you very much. The Dave :-D
Pets & Stuff
Pets & Stuff - 3 years ago
Canabal fish
Pets & Stuff
Pets & Stuff - 3 years ago
How long should I wait to give away or sell my fry after they’re born? I think I should wait until they get their coloring and grow to 1”
How long does that take to happen?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It is best to wait until the males color up before selling the fry. The speed at which the fry develop will depend in part on the water temp., water quality, and the quality and quantity of their food supply. At 3-4 weeks some of the fish will begin to show some color, and it will be another 2 months before they are fully colored. So, 1-3 months is a good estimate. Clean water and quality food will help speed the process along.
Pets & Stuff
Pets & Stuff - 3 years ago
I hope my 3 females produce no more than 25 each! I have 6 males. Will the number of males affect the amount of fry produced?
KoiBoi 1113
KoiBoi 1113 - 3 years ago
yes you can to my knowledge, since the dads of the babys are likely not your fish and are from the fish store. So the new batch should be all new fry
Pets & Stuff
Pets & Stuff - 3 years ago
KoiBoi 1113 I don’t have money to spend. They cost too much. I’ll just keep the female fry, they’ll all live and no one will die because they can’t make babies. I’m good. All I wanted to know is if I will get more fry or not
KoiBoi 1113
KoiBoi 1113 - 3 years ago
Pets & Stuff That is sad to hear, but yes, in a tank that large (29 gallon) You could easily house 14 guppies:)
Pets & Stuff
Pets & Stuff - 3 years ago
KoiBoi 1113 so I should get twice as many females as males. That’s 12 females. I already have 3, so I need to get 9 more females! What if I just want to get a few females. How can they die!? One of my females which is my favorite has not breed with the males. The makes are separated now in my 29 gallon and my remaining 2 females are still in the 4 gallon so I can monitor them. The 3rd female’s tail was stuck in the Filter vent. I woke up early one morning for school and noticed the female bobbing up and down with her tail stuck in the filter and her stomach facing up. She was pregnant, at least I’ll be able to get a free female at Petsmart because it happened within 2 weeks
KoiBoi 1113
KoiBoi 1113 - 3 years ago
Pets & Stuff Sorry for my confusion, when they say they want a 1-2 ratio, they want it to be strictly 2 females for every one male, but As long as you have more females than males I dont believe it HAS to be that way. It's simply so the males switch up breeding the females, that way they dont get stressed and die
Pets & Stuff
Pets & Stuff - 3 years ago
KoiBoi 1113 I have 5 makes and 3 females. I have another male in a different tank which will soon be added
KoiBoi 1113
KoiBoi 1113 - 3 years ago
I suggest on your next go try to keep a two female to one male ratio :) I have 5 females and 3 males, two are pregnant lol. Hope all goes well with your tank!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
No, the number of males should have no effect on the number of babies produced. The number of offspring is in relation to the age and size of the females. Make sure the babies don't get eaten by the parents by providing them with lots of places to hide! Java moss, subwassertang, and other live plants will help in that regard.
Best of luck, The Dave.
Pets & Stuff
Pets & Stuff - 3 years ago
Pretty soon I’ll see this in person!
Pets & Stuff
Pets & Stuff - 3 years ago
Liam White thanks
Liam White
Liam White - 3 years ago
Pets & Stuff Good luck and congratulations!
Marcia Spencer
Marcia Spencer - 3 years ago
my guppy is going to have fry im selling 25 sence so excited
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Congratulations !
Kiran Pathak
Kiran Pathak - 3 years ago
nice
GriffinGirl6000
GriffinGirl6000 - 3 years ago
While I was reading the comments you put for other people, The Dave, I wanted to say: You know a lot of information about fish! I hope you can make another video on information about guppies and other fish, please!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching the video. I plan on making many more videos about fish, and I hope to make another one about guppies soon. The Dave
Shiba Gray
Shiba Gray - 3 years ago
Why didnt u take bobby and open him urself u could of just took a utensil and easily opened it
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for your support. I don't have any turtles at the moment, but I used to have a very cute baby snapping turtle at one point ! My best advice about them, is keep their water very clean as they can be quite messy !
Dirty water will lead to fungal infections. And, wash your hands after handling them. . . . I am really busy making new videos ( they take forever ! ) So, I don't do much outside of youtube, here is a link to my twitter account . . .
https://twitter.com/TheDave01376
Shiba Gray
Shiba Gray - 3 years ago
The Dave do u have any social media and I Love your videos soo much and support them. I have a pet turtle could you give me any tips or make a video about them. Im from Ireland so there is only 1 type of turtle you can get in my area so idk what type it is but its defenitly not a red eared one
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Hi again. I did lift the fish up to breathe, but it didn't help. I would love to add you to instagram or snapchat, but unfortunately I don't have an account with either of those. Sorry :-(
Shiba Gray
Shiba Gray - 3 years ago
I also wanted to know can u add me at instagram at: xrozaliac_2005x or snapchat: rozaliac_2005 because idk if i actually have a guppy or am i just making up things
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
He was very small, 5 bobbies could easily fit on a grain of rice. Here is the link to a short video of a surgery that I performed on a fish trapped in an egg. Please check it out and tell me what you think. https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
Chocolate Lover
Chocolate Lover - 3 years ago
Guppy guppy why not giving birth already become black spot in stomach
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It takes time. The gravid spot will increase in size as the time draws near, and she may spend more time by herself looking for a quiet place to hide and have her babies.
Destinee Duran
Destinee Duran - 3 years ago
Rip Bobby. He’s swimming laps like Michael Phelps in fish heaven
Mj's Jungle
Mj's Jungle - 3 years ago
Rip bobby you will be missed
GriffinGirl6000
GriffinGirl6000 - 3 years ago
Oh, yay! My little Feonna is pregnant! Congratulations, Feonna! (She's a guppy as well. She's beautiful! Feonna has the pattern of one of the fancy guppies. Totally not bragging)
GriffinGirl6000
GriffinGirl6000 - 3 years ago
Haha! Yeah. I'm sure! ;D
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It's ok to brag about your fish ! However, her beauty does make me wonder because females are fairly plain-looking and it's the males that have all of the color. Are you sure Feonna is not a Frank ? :-D
Atul Jadhav
Atul Jadhav - 3 years ago
Nice..
Krishna Teja
Krishna Teja - 3 years ago
I showed this video to my pregnant guppy, she approves this content.
she felt relieved after watching this.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You have a great day as well . . . :-D
Krishna Teja
Krishna Teja - 3 years ago
haha.. Sure! :D I'm still waiting for 'the day'. Both the pregnant mommies are doing quite well so far.
Have a great day!!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Your guppy's approval makes my efforts worthwhile! Thank you, and please thank your guppy for me. :-D
_Dias_Destiny _
_Dias_Destiny _ - 3 years ago
Best quality. Rip bobby
Rajesh.
Rajesh. - 3 years ago
Nice ya...
april godel
april godel - 3 years ago
how come bobby couldnt be helped? why not try to remove the sac?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Bobby was incredibly tiny, 5 of him could fit on a grain of rice ! Surgery would have been very risky. I made a video that looks at what happens when I did save a baby fish caught in an egg. You may find it interesting. https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
april godel
april godel - 3 years ago
Absolutely incredible! i just got my first guppies today and its exactly what i was looking for to see. im impressed. im subscribing.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you very much for the compliment and your subscription. Best of luck to you and the guppies.
roz ahadzadeh
roz ahadzadeh - 3 years ago
thank you for making this video and bless Bobby's soul
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
you are very welcome and thank you for watching it.
SerenaK9UT
SerenaK9UT - 3 years ago
I thought that fish layed eggs first...
SerenaK9UT
SerenaK9UT - 3 years ago
+The Dave oh okay thank you!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
The majority of fish do lay eggs, some don't.
Chad McCormick
Chad McCormick - 3 years ago
What kind of guppy is this
Chad McCormick
Chad McCormick - 3 years ago
The Dave thx
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Poecilia wingei
Solson666
Solson666 - 3 years ago
Oh man... I regret buying TWO females last night. As a recovering Guppy Addict I now feel like that 1500 per female means 3000 and I’m going to need to keep them all. I’m off to a precarious start as my female that I bought as a bogo was pregnant and had 20 babies the very night we brought her home! I loved this video though and feel more confident about when to put my other female who’s also pregnant IN the baby saver net!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Addiction ? I started 25 years ago with one ten-gallon tank, I now have 20 fish tanks ! Best of luck to you and the new fish. The Dave :-D
Samantha Pulanco
Samantha Pulanco - 3 years ago
I thought fish was born an egg
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome, thank you for watching my video.
Samantha Pulanco
Samantha Pulanco - 3 years ago
Sorry I did not know much I’m just 10
Samantha Pulanco
Samantha Pulanco - 3 years ago
The Dave ohh ok ,thx for the information
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Most fish are, but many are also born ( live ) without an egg,
Dean Ambrose
Dean Ambrose - 3 years ago
Awwww R.I.P bobby
RealKawaiiSugar * Kpop Lover *
RealKawaiiSugar * Kpop Lover * - 3 years ago
Poor Bobby had to come out late.
Dave Chivell gardner
Dave Chivell gardner - 3 years ago
love the video, so clear.
Kesha Caine
Kesha Caine - 3 years ago
I love you little Bobby
Sharan Seetharam
Sharan Seetharam - 3 years ago
Very nice video. I wanted to check if my guppy is about to give birth and this video helped to dettermine. RIP lil bobby.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I am happy that it helped you.
Greetje Buijert-Nijdam
Greetje Buijert-Nijdam - 3 years ago
Wow. Close . Great movie.
Betta Channel
Betta Channel - 3 years ago
Very informative video. Good job!
LondonPlaysRoblox
LondonPlaysRoblox - 3 years ago
PFFFFT HAHAHA HE WUS EATEN XD
Andrei Rulzan
Andrei Rulzan - 3 years ago
great vid man,keep us posted
James Jewell
James Jewell - 3 years ago
How do you know if your platty is pregnant. I bought a male and female from the platty but, will they ever have fry. Its got a black dot on its tummy but it was like that when i got it from the pet shop
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
If your female platy has been in the company of a male platy, then the chances of her having offspring in the next month or so are pretty good. Look for the "gravid spot" near her vent to grow darker and increase in size. Her abdomen will also get larger. Keeping her at 75-78 degrees will shorten the length of the gestation period. Be sure to separate the babies or they will be eaten, unless there are lots of hiding places. Best of luck. . .
Sachin Joseph
Sachin Joseph - 3 years ago
Perfect shot
kyle DiPaola
kyle DiPaola - 3 years ago
Very nice video.. Nice work with the close ups.
Maddy Grabham
Maddy Grabham - 3 years ago
Wow she didn't look pregnant by the size of her!
Ella Cruz
Ella Cruz - 3 years ago
rip bobby aww i loved this video !
Kelly C
Kelly C - 3 years ago
RIP little Bobby
Jennifer Casillas
Jennifer Casillas - 3 years ago
Could you have cut the membrane or would it have harmed bobby?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
A surgical intervention would have been extremely risky due to his small size ( 5 Bobbies could probably fit on a grain of rice ). I did try to jostle him around a bit by blowing both air and water at him using a small straw to see if I could work him loose from the egg membrane.
In the end, I just had to let nature take its course.
Naziah H
Naziah H - 3 years ago
Poor Bobby :(
HEXA- -GON
HEXA- -GON - 3 years ago
Bro very touching and a beautiful video on their side of lives...!!!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you . . . I feel pretty bad about the whole thing, but there's not much that you can do.
Someone
Someone - 3 years ago
ikr ;-;
Roblox Gameplays
Roblox Gameplays - 3 years ago
5:28, does that fry have a tail?
Roblox Gameplays
Roblox Gameplays - 3 years ago
The Dave Oh, ok thx.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It's wound up into a little ball inside the egg membrane.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes, it is curled up in back of it. You can see it at 5:33
Maria Conenna
Maria Conenna - 3 years ago
This was such a great video! I learned so much and this stuff is great to know when I breed guppies of my own!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you !
Katniss Everdeen
Katniss Everdeen - 3 years ago
Um....
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I like that . . straight to the point. :-D
Indoraptor Unstopable
Indoraptor Unstopable - 3 years ago
i have a bucket full of guppies they are my dads he takes care of them very well
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Awesome, then you should know how to take care of them too !
Professor Maximillion
Professor Maximillion - 3 years ago
How would you know how many fry she would give birth to?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I didn't . . .
Keiona Hills
Keiona Hills - 3 years ago
Great informative video!! thank you
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome !
WolfGang
WolfGang - 3 years ago
Over here crying like a lil b. at 12:00Am over a fish name bobby. .
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It's o.k. lots of people cry !
Ajdawolf Boi
Ajdawolf Boi - 3 years ago
Crying over a god damn fish named Bobby
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It's o.k. lots of people cry !
Sachin Mahindrakar
Sachin Mahindrakar - 3 years ago
Just amazing
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you !
kuro_is_dead
kuro_is_dead - 3 years ago
Is she a mosquito fish? Also my mosquito fish looks exactly like her so you think she's pregnant? I wild caught her when she was a fry and she's never been exposed too a mature male mosquito fish or guppy (put her with a male only today) and her graveyard spot was red a month or 2 ago (had her like 4 or 5 months now and she's trippled in side) she's also been very aggressive then last 2 months but when I put her with the male she only is aggressive when he bugs her (she used to find nip the previous bet ta she was with but he would flare at her and the current bet ta shes with doesnt and she leaves him alone)
kuro_is_dead
kuro_is_dead - 3 years ago
The Dave yea I had too separate them she tired every fishes finds in sight up
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
While she does look a lot like a Mosquito fish ( Gambusia affinis or holbrooki ) and belongs to the same family as guppies ( Poeciliidae ) she is a completely different fish. A mosquito fish and a guppy ( Poecilia reticulata ) should not be able to breed and produce fertile offspring. It could be possible, but difficult. I would avoid it. Mosquito fish are much more aggressive than guppies and it may kill the guppies.
Ov Zombie
Ov Zombie - 3 years ago
Female guppies secrete a hormone that suppresses their appetite during and after birth so they don't eat their own young. It doesn't last that long however which is why Bobby was eventually eaten by his mother when he couldn't hide. The really sad thing here is that you could have saved Bobby by simply piercing his egg sack.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you . . . I appreciate you taking the time to leave a comment.
Ov Zombie
Ov Zombie - 3 years ago
The Dave, Thanks for the reply and additional information about Bobby's size. Given that you have tried to perform such a rescue in the past only to watch it fail, sounds like you made the right call with Bobby.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Bobby was much smaller than many people realize, a surgical intervention would have been very difficult. And the end result may have been worse than being eaten. Furthermore, none of her healthy offspring were eaten. Please see the following video for clarification and contemplation of what happens when we save creatures who are too weak to survive on their own.. https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
Receitas Mães e filhas
Receitas Mães e filhas - 3 years ago
I learded many thinks in this video
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
That's great thank you.
Jimmy 'Buttrock' Whiteside
Jimmy 'Buttrock' Whiteside - 3 years ago
Amazing video man, poor little Bobby!
NASCARTruexFan 78
NASCARTruexFan 78 - 3 years ago
Thank you for posting this my guppy is almost about to give birth this is great to know I subscribed to you
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I am glad that you enjoyed the video, and thank you for your subscription.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you !
Ranshani Korawa
Ranshani Korawa - 3 years ago
Loveeee this video continue like this!!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I will . . . thank you.
TheHellnfire
TheHellnfire - 3 years ago
Clicked on this out of curiosity..... Found myself mesmerised by the EPIC QUALITY footage & concise information! Thank you for your vids ..... Subbed
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thanks for your sub and the compliments . . . I'll be releasing a new video this weekend. :-D
IDKA :3
IDKA :3 - 3 years ago
Rip bobby the fish
A.S. Herrera
A.S. Herrera - 3 years ago
I was so confused what a Guppy was at first lol
Luxy DeLousia
Luxy DeLousia - 3 years ago
OMG!!! EATEN BY HIS MOTHET...RIP Bobby
Christian Darrall
Christian Darrall - 3 years ago
LOL rest in piece bobby 6:48 - 7:25 :D
Matthew Peck
Matthew Peck - 3 years ago
GOD BLESS BOBBY
Diane Cope
Diane Cope - 3 years ago
Many thanks for such a brilliant video, thank you for sharing.
Matthew Peck
Matthew Peck - 3 years ago
I luv Bobby rest in peace my man
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
you are very welcome. . . Thanks for watching it !
yammyquake rules
yammyquake rules - 3 years ago
Rip Bobby


Pls people if he tryed to help he could have killed him anyway rip Bobby u will be missed
yammyquake rules
yammyquake rules - 3 years ago
Pls sub to me any one
CoolVlogs
CoolVlogs - 3 years ago
No.
Ryan D
Ryan D - 3 years ago
yammyquake rules I would but nobody plays mine craft anymore.
Ender Pigs
Ender Pigs - 3 years ago
You idiot you just let a poor baby fish die? You could’ve surgically hatched him!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
ATeam
ATeam - 3 years ago
Teng Veron
Teng Veron - 3 years ago
Sigh.. Rip Bobby.. thanks for the insightful video
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You're welcome . . .
fell goth
fell goth - 3 years ago
R.I.P Bobby
Gracie Speer
Gracie Speer - 3 years ago
Why couldnt you break the egg membrane
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I made a special video just to answer this question - https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
RoseNoire
RoseNoire - 3 years ago
This video was really instructive and fascinating. thanks for sharing it ! =)
Poor Bobby... Being eaten by its own mother because he was stuck... what a way to go.
RoseNoire
RoseNoire - 3 years ago
You're welcome. =) Have a great day. ^^
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for taking the time to watch it. :-D
Love of Pets
Love of Pets - 3 years ago
This is amazing footage! Thanks for sharing! Hope the babies do well. I have wanted endlers for a while now and may get some soon.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you ! Endlers are very beautiful fish . . . Totally worth it !
LUIS GERARDO ARCE RUIZ
LUIS GERARDO ARCE RUIZ - 3 years ago
Congratulations on your endeavours for a very detailed whilst entertaining video.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you so much . . I enjoy making them !
Graham Hall
Graham Hall - 3 years ago
Superb photography well done.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you !
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for checking out my video . . .
Siddu Chawan
Siddu Chawan - 3 years ago
super
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you
Chittamma Nakka
Chittamma Nakka - 3 years ago
if it is a black fish
mango
mango - 3 years ago
Awe.. poor little Bobby
christine lawless
christine lawless - 3 years ago
Great video
Amalia Animates
Amalia Animates - 3 years ago
Poor bobby :'(
haruhi
haruhi - 3 years ago
oh gosh


not just fish/es eat their babies, but cats, dogs, and many other animals do that too
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Sorry to be so detailed . . .
Berenice Sandoval
Berenice Sandoval - 3 years ago
oh Poor little Bobby!! but mom looks delicious too
SuperStar GAMING
SuperStar GAMING - 3 years ago
bye bye Bobby I hope wish u weren't stuck and lived on RIP
Nr Ilina
Nr Ilina - 3 years ago
What camera and lens do u use
Aevrora
Aevrora - 3 years ago
would it be possible to make a video like this on orange swordtails???
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes, it would. I do plan to make one on swordtails at some point in the future . . . But there is so little time and so many fish !!!!! There are a few other things that I need to do first.
Anchita Sharma
Anchita Sharma - 3 years ago
Rip bobby
Jesus Christ
Jesus Christ - 3 years ago
Rip Bobby
raca Alves
raca Alves - 3 years ago
my friend. has guppies
Lonely Kermit
Lonely Kermit - 3 years ago
Rip bobby ❤️
Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar - 3 years ago
Awesome..i can see how much effort you kept on this video.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Hello, thank you for subscribing. I hope to release a new video very soon.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you . . . It was a lot of work.
J
J - 3 years ago
The ending left me sad :(
Megan Mendoza
Megan Mendoza - 3 years ago
RIP Bobby :'(
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
This may help answer your question. . . https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
rawr thurs rawr
rawr thurs rawr - 3 years ago
Why didn't he help bobby?
Zerber
Zerber - 3 years ago
4:58 GET OUT BITCH XD
Raven White
Raven White - 3 years ago
Why am I getting sad from a dead newborn baby fish? Thank you for the video, anyway. The details are awesome... :)
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you and you are welcome . . . btw, It's okay to have feelings for a fish !
Joash Player
Joash Player - 3 years ago
Vinegar eel? First time I have heard of this! Can someone tell me a little more about them and compare them to other fry foods.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
They are very easy to culture, they rise to the top of the tank, rather than sinking into the substrate like microworms and they can live in freshwater for days. They are an ideal food for baby betta fish. They are probably the easiest fry food to culture, but fry cannot survive solely on them, so you must supplement with other foods as well.
Crazy Sergal
Crazy Sergal - 3 years ago
No! Bobby was so cute..
RIP Bobby we will miss you :(
LadyGreyBlack
LadyGreyBlack - 3 years ago
Poor little guy.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Are they being eaten or are you seeing little bodies ?
Pranav Wavhal
Pranav Wavhal - 3 years ago
How many months after fry of guppy can breed
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
There is a lot of variability depending on tank conditions. Males reach sexual maturity at around 1.5 months, females take 2-3 months. The exact length of time depends on water temperature, water quality, and quality of food.
TOUGH MAN RANDY SAVAGE
TOUGH MAN RANDY SAVAGE - 3 years ago
GET OUT OF MY BUTT!!! "NO!"
Payton Turner
Payton Turner - 3 years ago
My dad has Guppyies in his tank
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Your dad must a pretty cool guy !
ساموراي العرب - Arabs Samurai - AS
ساموراي العرب - Arabs Samurai - AS - 3 years ago
I have A baby Guppies what i can feed them?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome !
ساموراي العرب - Arabs Samurai - AS
ساموراي العرب - Arabs Samurai - AS - 3 years ago
Thanks alot
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes, they can eat the same thing that the parents eat, except in smaller bite-sized pieces. Other alternatives to flake food are microworms, vinegar eels, and baby brine shrimp. Quality live food, clean water, and lots of space will improve their health and growth rate.
You Can't Stop The Scout
You Can't Stop The Scout - 3 years ago
ground up fish flakes
RedflameLGM
RedflameLGM - 3 years ago
RIP Bobby :(
Never Naked Nails nail art
Never Naked Nails nail art - 3 years ago
Great video and awesome info .. sorry about Bobby ..
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you !
Asha Nargundkar
Asha Nargundkar - 3 years ago
rip bobby
LEGENDARY GAMERS
LEGENDARY GAMERS - 3 years ago
Wow the video was so amazing .nice job
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you. . .
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
In the wild, a weak fish like Bobby would have attracted predators. Due to his weakened state, he would also have been a target for all sorts of diseases, and fungus that may spread to the other healthy fish. It is fairly common for many animals to clean up a birthing site in order to get rid of anything that might attract predators and disease. Mammals will eat placentas, umbilical cords, and still born young as well.


While eating these items, as well as your children, may be unattractive and seem cruel, it is nature's way of ensuring that the rest of your offspring will not be placed in greater danger. In the natural world, mother nature knows that it is for the greater good.
Latoya Reeves
Latoya Reeves - 3 years ago
BEST video I've seen. RIP Little Bobby
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you so much !
Ameena ammu
Ameena ammu - 3 years ago
nice
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you.
mou haque
mou haque - 3 years ago
u r awesome
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yeah, I'm o.k. . . . :-D The Dave
Skylar Plays
Skylar Plays - 3 years ago
I'm glad Bobby was eaten, so he she didn't suffer... I am sad that he she died.
I as well own guppies and they reproduce frequently but it's sad when they die. :(

I'm sorry that Bobby died, he she would have been a beautiful guppy but the odds wasn't for Bobby.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It is sad to see to see the little ones die, but that is the way of nature.
She is very unforgiving of any weakness, but that is what makes everyone else so strong.
Cristina Escalante Cruz
Cristina Escalante Cruz - 3 years ago
Wow
Taniquewa Hawkins
Taniquewa Hawkins - 3 years ago
Cute video. .rih lil Bobby
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you.
Charlotte Diaz
Charlotte Diaz - 3 years ago
Great video! I learned so much! ❤️
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you. . . I am happy to help.
Parag Sawant
Parag Sawant - 3 years ago
Nice video
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you.
Ilavarasi Vadivelu
Ilavarasi Vadivelu - 3 years ago
Marvellous... keep doing... shrimp and crab and lolligo also need u to depict their birth...
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you. . . I am working on new ones everyday.
Zoe Cooper
Zoe Cooper - 3 years ago
Rip bobby
craftalogicaljr
craftalogicaljr - 3 years ago
And it just had one baby?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you Scarlett . . .
Scarlett Austreng
Scarlett Austreng - 3 years ago
If you read 7:52, it says, “These are his 36 brothers and sisters...”
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
No it had many babies . . .
craftalogicaljr
craftalogicaljr - 3 years ago
I HAD MY FISH FOR 54 DAYS AND I GOT IT FROM SCHOOL FROM MY TERRARIUM WHICH WAS IN THERE FOR A LONG TIME MY GUPPY HAD ONE BABY?? EVEN AFTER MY GUPPY JUMPED OUT OF THE TANK OF THE COUNTER THIS IS VERY UNUSUAL CAN SOMEONE PLEASE EXPLAIN TO ME WHAT IS HAPPENING? THE BABY GUPPY IS ON THE FLOOR ITS ALIVE IT MOVING AROUND ACROSS THE FLOOR BUT IT CANT SWIM UP WHAT IS HAPPENING?
Melon Bals
Melon Bals - 3 years ago
No leave it on the floor it will survive
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
If it had one . . there were probably more. The water quality could have been poor or they may have been eaten.
craftalogicaljr
craftalogicaljr - 3 years ago
It was hard to find my guppy because he was hiding under rocks and was blending in the mother fish was swimming near a particular area so me and my mother looked there we couldnt find anything my mother moved the rock with a knife the fish was smushed. But I still wonder why my Guppy had one baby and not a bunch and was not with out a mate for months
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You may want to put a cover on the tank ! In nature, guppies can jump from one pool to the next. The floor is not a good place for a guppy to be.
Jameel Alshaer
Jameel Alshaer - 3 years ago
craftalogicaljr can't you just do some google search
Stefanie Meyer
Stefanie Meyer - 3 years ago
Wonderful and interesting video. Thank you for showing.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome. Thank you for taking the time to watch it.
Do It Live!
Do It Live! - 3 years ago
Bobby couldn't handle the pressure. Bobby was worthless and weak! Good riddance Bobby!!!
Bill Woodcock
Bill Woodcock - 3 years ago
Do It Live! Bobby is just like Steve Bannon!
VR brothers
VR brothers - 3 years ago
My guppy gave birth to over 60 fry!
Tuna Vic
Tuna Vic - 3 years ago
Poor Bobby,cool vid thanks!
sandy gunnels
sandy gunnels - 3 years ago
Well Dave, I went to your video for information and that is what I got! I was surprised to also get a well narrated story with more of a plot than most movies nowdays that had human caring and brought out more comments than I have ever seen in youtube video...two thumbs up Dave!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you very much ! I strive to create educational videos that also entertain and inspire.
white chicken
white chicken - 3 years ago
i think bubbles (one of my six guppies) if she is do you think the majority of her babies will be eaten by the rest?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Clean water, healthy food, and regular water changes also help. Live plants and driftwood are highly recommended. Their survival also depends a great deal on what other fish you have in the tank that may eat the babies.
white chicken
white chicken - 3 years ago
okay so i just need to get some rocks and make some other hiding spots for them
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It really depends on the layout of your tank. The more hiding places it has ( live plants, driftwood, rocks, etc ) the higher your survival rate will be.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It's the magic of the internet !
dsign tri
dsign tri - 3 years ago
Itu mah ikan yang ada di selokan
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Ini adalah ikan di dalam tangki ikan
Smear
Smear - 3 years ago
NNOOOOOBBOBBBYYY
Ross Fischuer
Ross Fischuer - 3 years ago
Hello Dave. I was wondering if you had to worry about the guppies inbreeding at all. I noticed how you said that the female guppy could store sperm samples from several mates, but is there still a chance that the biological siblings present in the offspring could potentially mate with one another. I don't really know much about the subject because I have not started raising fish yet, but I could assume that breeding in fish is very different from breeding in mammals.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
The length of time that you can breed brothers and sisters together without seeing defects in the offspring depends a great deal on the level of genetic diversity of the parents that you start with. The more genetic diversity that you begin with, the healthier your offspring will be and the longer you can go without seeing inbreeding depression. Many of the fancy guppies available today come from a very small gene pool, so they are very weak and frail. They are not neccessarily deformed , just frail. New genetic material must frequently be introduced to strengthen their line.


However, there is also another factor that comes into play . . . In a natural setting, any defective offspring will quickly become the victims of predators, so they are effectively removed from the gene pool. In the aquarium, this is the job of the aquarist. If the weak and the deformed are not removed from the gene pool, then they will breed and contribute to the degradation of the entire population.


Genetic abnormalities only persist and expand if we allow them. For the tender-hearted, this does not mean that we have to kill the weak and the deformed. We can give them a place of their own and let them do what they can.


There are people who have kept guppies for decades breeding one sibling to another without any problems.
The Dave
satisfy peachies
satisfy peachies - 3 years ago
Rip little Bobby :(
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
By guppy standards, she's an old lady !
TAEHYUNG LOVER
TAEHYUNG LOVER - 3 years ago
My guppy gave birth to 2 baby fishes idk if she has more
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
She will have many more . . .
raja
raja - 3 years ago
we should make a gofundme page for Little Bobby #justiceforBobby
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I need a go fund me page too ! :-D The Dave
Sarah Wittrien
Sarah Wittrien - 3 years ago
That's it im subscrubing! :-p
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you. . .
Kelly Minnikin
Kelly Minnikin - 3 years ago
Im waiting for my first ever guppies to have their babies so excited after watching this video thank you as I had no idea what to look for or expect
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I wish you and the babies the best of luck. I am happy that I could help.
twenty øne pizzas at the disco
twenty øne pizzas at the disco - 3 years ago
Ifni got a floating fry tank how would i feed the babys
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I would just use the floating tank for the birth. Those things are pretty small and not really designed for long term maintenance , but you could feed them right in the floating tank I guess. Water quality is a concern. A second small tank , or a densely planted main tank would be the best option. The babies will be fine eating crushed up flake food.
:D阿升
:D阿升 - 3 years ago
If my guppy have baby am I need to separate them to another place ? Bcs I have many guppy.. The secretion will damage the water quality and another guppy will eat the baby ?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
What I do is keep a densely planted tank ( live plants) , with some driftwood, and rocks. These items provide lots of hiding places for the babies so they are less likely to be eaten. I also use a sponge filter which is safer for the babies. This in my opinion is the best approach.
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
Yeah...the fry could get sucked into the filter and get eaten by its mother, father or any of the other fish. You can buy little nets that you put in the aquarium in the top corner that you can put the mother in then once their bron remove the mother and the fry will be safe in the net....You could probably find one at your local pet store.

Here's a link (Amazon) -
https://www.amazon.com/Lees-10265-Net-Breeder/dp/B0002APRKQ/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1513519691&sr=8-2&keywords=breeding+net+for+fish+tank
Onyxette
Onyxette - 3 years ago
yes, separating they fry into another tank will increase there chances of survival, or you could just buy a breeding container, so they're separated from the adults.
RE5WOC2A95
RE5WOC2A95 - 3 years ago
This is the best guppy video ever.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I agree !
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
I have 2 pregnant guppies if one is born like little Bobby (RIP) How can I help it survive?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You could use a straw to blow the egg/baby around a bit to help loosen the egg membrane. You could also put it in a small vial of tank water and shake it a bit to jostle the embryo loose.
Miranda Bravebrooke
Miranda Bravebrooke - 3 years ago
So...how do they get pregnant?...
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Basically, the same way humans do. Internal fertilization. Check out this video for more info. https://youtu.be/sxUKVCtl24w
Nobody
Nobody - 3 years ago
Watched my guppy for half hour, turned out it was constipated...
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It's not designed for them to go into the straws just in between them for protection. If they do go in they should be able to get out with no problems. However, you wouldn't want to pull the spikey balls out with them inside a straw. You could tie the ends. The Dave. . .
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
The Dave Thanks! Im gonna try and make a spikey ball....do i need to close the entrances? I dont want them stuck or when i pull it out not see one in there (i could just count but just in case)
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Sorry that I have been unable too reply to your comments sooner. The babies don't need fry milk. Crushed up flake food is fine. Feeding the adults will cut down on fry mortality. Always remove dead fish as soon as possible. Increasing the temperature in the tank just slightly can help speed up the birthing process. If you take drinking straws and tie them together so they look like big spiky balls ( sort of like sea urchins ) they can help give the babies a place to hide from hungry adults. 100 straws cost about $1.00 and that will make 3 large spiky balls. These spiky balls can work on a smaller scale in a breeder net as well. If you feed a constipated fish a cooked pea ( minus the skin ) it will usually cure constipation. I hope this covers everything and that it helps you. The Dave :-D
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
Nobody same we get the guppies to have babies for the fun of it not to sell or anything but if they have a lot then we give some to the pet store
Nobody
Nobody - 3 years ago
I don't try to breed my fish it just happens. They are all mixed together in a tank and I feel bad the babies are getting eaten. So I got another tank to put the babies in when they do have them. I think I need to get something called fry milk? I'm so confused...
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
Nobody Thanks! I dont have 3 nets so i really dont know what to do...google said it could take 4-6 for the fish to be done giving birth. She hasnt had any more but she still is big and in the video Wanda kinda got smaller over the time but all the babies are just chilling eating some food...btw when yours give birth i learned a trick just now...to prevent the mother from eating her babies throw some food in her little tank or net area depending on where she is having them and if she tries to eat them tapping the glass of the tank gets her to stop.
Nobody
Nobody - 3 years ago
That's a really difficult situation lol, maybe she's absorbing the fry? I'll google it
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
Nobody One of my fish just had 5 babies! Idk if shes done tho so i put her in the net with the other pregnant guppy. (I have a community fish tank then i have two nets that kinds isolate the fish from the tank so i put the babies in there...i have 2 in each corner) So i put the guppy in becuz she tried eating the babies and if any more were born i would put them in the net with its brothers and sisters. But then i noticed the other fish in the net with the one that just gave birth was causing her stress and both fish are pregnant but the other ones gravid spot is lighter so i put it back in the community tank....You think I did the right thing? Idk what to do i just pulled over a chair im just watching them. Its just me and my little brother home so we really dunno what to do XD
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
Nobody Idk one of mine that i think will have babies first is refusing to eat that much and the other is eating but shes very hyper but she has a darker gravid spot thing. Idk if when they are pregnant they want more or want less.
Nobody
Nobody - 3 years ago
That would suck, I mean I don't know if this would work but you could feed them a little extra?
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
Nobody I cant leave them alone! Im trying to watch a movie but i keep checking on them hoping to see babies....watch it happen when im at school tomorrow XD
Nobody
Nobody - 3 years ago
Mine haven't either! You should update me on their progress.
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
Nobody I dont mind at all! Btw how are they doing...mine still havent given birth yet sadly
Nobody
Nobody - 3 years ago
Do you mind me asking all these questions, I am quite inexperienced and my guppies keep breeding without slowing down.
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
Nobody I would just keep the guppy in there...itll only take about a day or two and itll be gone but if its bothering you or anyone just flush it down lol
Nobody
Nobody - 3 years ago
FishCat 142 They all look heathy except the fact they were eating a dead guppy... The mother was actually pretty active and feasting as well... I have no idea If I should move the dead guppy, I did toss food flakes in but they are not interested. I didn't really notice and have time to separate them.
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
Awwww!! Do they all look healthy? Is the mother... is she not moving like dead not moving or just tired to some level?
Nobody
Nobody - 3 years ago
Its quite funny I went into my room five minutes later and one was at the bottom unmoving and like six frys were around him pecking at him...
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
I used to have Molies that i bred and they would get much bigger so i tried out guppies and i always put them in a small net in the community tank we have and they dont get as big as the mollies so i get in trouble when i put them in there....but like you said they look like they are gonna burst. One of mine is just sitting kinda on the bottom of the net thing so i think she might have them today its been 24 days already so im getting excited....I hope your guppy and its babies stay healthy!
Nobody
Nobody - 3 years ago
FishCat 142 Same they look ready to burst.
FishCat 142
FishCat 142 - 3 years ago
OMG THATS WHAT IVE BEEN DOING ALL DAY XDDDD
Bilal Asghar
Bilal Asghar - 3 years ago
Is k egg kase nikalway hain
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
अंडे को हटाने या अंडे से मछली को निकालने की कोई जरूरत नहीं है
Pranav Wavhal
Pranav Wavhal - 3 years ago
Which food best for flowerhorn humpy head or okiko
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
As it is with most fish, there is no one best food. Feeding a variety of foods is always best. People will try to sell you all sorts of things. I've never used either of these products, so I can't say for certain. Variety is the key !
Meggs
Meggs - 3 years ago
KILL MY MOOD WITH THAT LITTLE BOBBY BOY
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Sorry Meggs . . . Just trying to tell the whole story. :-D
Eman Omari
Eman Omari - 3 years ago
It's a great video
Prarthana Nagàrajan
Prarthana Nagàrajan - 3 years ago
poetic narration
Sara991H
Sara991H - 3 years ago
This video is very interesting! Sad that little Bobby didn't make it ... :(
JM Productions
JM Productions - 3 years ago
RIP Bobby
Pranav Wavhal
Pranav Wavhal - 3 years ago
My female give birth 15 Fry and they becom 1.5 months old they can live with together ?? with male and female
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
They should be pretty big by 1.5 months old. . . Whether or not they will be eaten really depends on their size, rather than their age. Fish will grow at different rates in different aquariums. Do what feels right to you. . . It's very hard to judge from here.
Pranav Wavhal
Pranav Wavhal - 3 years ago
But I have fear about female can eat them or not
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes, that should be fine. Just make sure everyone has enough room and that the water is kept clean.
Mohamed Fahad
Mohamed Fahad - 3 years ago
Excellent
LT Creationsss
LT Creationsss - 3 years ago
I got many small baby fishes from gold fish but the mother itself ate it up so sad right
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes, that is sad. Sorry for your loss.
DEVIPRIYA KM
DEVIPRIYA KM - 3 years ago
Awesome video
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you !
Julie Robuccio
Julie Robuccio - 3 years ago
Gret Video, very informative.  I think I would have made an effort to save Bobby.
Russian Sharpie
Russian Sharpie - 3 years ago
bhagat singh
bhagat singh - 3 years ago
Rest in peace bobby
#honestyistruth
#honestyistruth - 3 years ago
Maybe hesitant to leave it's mother's body - because it instinctively knows mother will eat it as a snack? Oh! I thought all guppies ate their young, this breed does not, that's refreshing to know! As a child, when your guppy began to have babies you had to get her out - or net out the babies, if she had them when you weren't home, they'd all be gone when you got there - all eaten by parents. I love learning something new every day! Thank you!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome, and thank you for watching my video.
In defense of mother guppies everywhere let it be known, that in a natural setting, the babies would be able to swim away and hide.
In the wild, there are countless places and ample room to swim away and seek shelter. In the aquarium, there is a lot less space and fewer places to seek refuge. A hungry mother cannot be blamed. In a properly designed aquarium, most of the babies will still survive.
Mikaela and Nika Gaming,How to's and Vlogs
Mikaela and Nika Gaming,How to's and Vlogs - 3 years ago
THE DAVE I GOT MY FIRST GUPPY ITS ON MY NEW VIDEo
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Congratulations !
Mikaela and Nika Gaming,How to's and Vlogs
Mikaela and Nika Gaming,How to's and Vlogs - 3 years ago
THE DAVE I GOT MY FIRST GUPPY ITS ON MY NEW VIDEO
Mr Nacho17
Mr Nacho17 - 3 years ago
what do i feed the fry.they womt eat fish flakes even though i made the flakes smaller.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome !
Mr Nacho17
Mr Nacho17 - 3 years ago
The Dave thanks for your quick reply
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
That's very odd . . . I would try a different type of flake food, baby brine shrimp, and microworms . if you could get them in time. Check your local store for special fry food. Be sure to remove any uneaten food each day, so that it does not degrade your water quality. I wish you the best of luck.
Pranav Wavhal
Pranav Wavhal - 3 years ago
Why you do not create watsaap group for fishes problem and solution ??
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Not enough time ! As it is I have to go to work right now ! Peace . . . :-D
Pranav Wavhal
Pranav Wavhal - 3 years ago
My guppuy female lay 16 fry and fry become mature they can breed with each other with pairing
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Congratulations on the new fry. Yes, they can breed with each other for a while. But after a year or so, it would be good to introduce new fish into the breeding pool.
Pranav Wavhal
Pranav Wavhal - 3 years ago
Which camera you used
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I used a panasonic handicam
UnicornLps
UnicornLps - 3 years ago
I have 2 newborn guppies that I found in the tank, ok, and we put 4 of the females in the hatchery, out of the 6 we have, and hope that the 4 that are in the the hatchery are the ones that had the babies. But we have a lot of fish that can eat them. We have a female pregnant molly that attempted to eat the first baby I saw, 3 times. We are thinking to get another hatchery because we have a few pregnant fish. 6 pregnant guppies and 1 possibly pregnant molly. Hopefully all the fry we have are survivors. Plus they are smart fry. They already have hiding places a few minutes after birth! Wow!
UnicornLps
UnicornLps - 3 years ago
The Dave Thanks you too. I do look at the fish everyday. :3
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
That's good news about the babies !!! I hope they are all o.k. As far as the sailfin molly goes, It's really hard to say without seeing the fish. Even then ? It's still hard to say !!! If it swims like that all of the time, I'd be more inclined to think illness. If it's only an occasional thing, I'd say territoriality Just keep an eye on him. It's important to watch the fish everyday. It will help you have a better understanding of what is going on. You'll have a better understanding of what is normal behavior and what is a sign of sickness or stress. Best of luck to you and enjoy the holidays . . . The Dave
UnicornLps
UnicornLps - 3 years ago
Yea! I forgot to update you, I think they all have hiding places where I can't see them, and I found the 4th guppy! So all of them are alive. What I think about is Christmas, End of school, Secret Santa at school, we are opening them today, going on a trip and a loooooooooooooooooooong holiday!! Also my mail sailfin is swimming strangely.. It's like swimming more wiggly. I have a feeling it's getting territorial every time it's by the female. It like shoos and nips the other fish. Is it territorial or it has a disease.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I hope they're ok. Those baby guppies are pretty fast. Think happy thoughts :-D
UnicornLps
UnicornLps - 3 years ago
Thank you! I just saw 3 more guppies this morning, so we have 4. Now I just saw all of them, but only 3 of them.. I saw the 4th one get chased, and I have a feeling it didn't survive.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Congratulations on the new additions to your fish family. It sounds like you have a lot more babies on the way. Short of getting another tank to use as a nursery, it may be helpful to add lots of plants to the main tank. Java moss works best, but they make plastic "fry-saver" plants designed to help save the babies. I am not a fan of breeder boxes / hatcheries, they are quite small and pretty stressful on the moms. Many babies never escape and still get eaten. I hope that some of this helps. Best of luck to you and the new babies. The Dave :-D
garys aquatics
garys aquatics - 3 years ago
Great video im a new sub for 2 reasons first was because of this video second my guppies had babies a few days ago for the first time since i got them great content buddy
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you and welcome to The Dave. . . :-D
samantha inman
samantha inman - 3 years ago
rip bobby
Joshua SYMINGTON
Joshua SYMINGTON - 3 years ago
I had this pregnant female mosquitofish that died of natural causes but since she was still pregnant i had to do a cesarean birth on her, this resulted in a large batch of healthy bouncing baby mosquitofish with only 2 losses
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Wow, congratulations on the surgery ! That was a great move on your part !
Mommy1st Wifey2nd
Mommy1st Wifey2nd - 3 years ago
As a Mom myself I'm silently rooting this Fishy Mom in my head! I'm just telling her to pushhhhh! You got this momma! Haha
Gymnastics 4 ever
Gymnastics 4 ever - 3 years ago
My first fry died
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Sorry for your loss. :-(
Reilly Neville
Reilly Neville - 3 years ago
my guppy gave birth yesterday they are so cute
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Most babies are :-)
Yo Boii
Yo Boii - 3 years ago
I have a question. These worm like creatures on the surface at the end of the video, what are they? And are they bad for the aquarium?
Yo Boii
Yo Boii - 3 years ago
The Dave thanks a lot for spending your time for my question. All the best
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
If they wiggle when suspended in the water column, they are probably creatures called detritus worms. They can just appear, the fish will eat them if they find them. If they crawl slowly on the glass and don't wiggle, they are probably Planaria worms.
Yo Boii
Yo Boii - 3 years ago
The Dave i dont feed my fish with them. They have appeared in the tank by the time
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
No, they are there intentionally for the fish to eat. Thank you for check out my video.
Yo Boii
Yo Boii - 3 years ago
meow23 thanks for your answer m8
meow23
meow23 - 3 years ago
they are vinegar eels and the babies are eating them up
Toasty Here
Toasty Here - 3 years ago
My fish give birth to 200 babies long time ago but we didn't notice until we saw the empty shells and half eaten baby fish.... But today I saw two fish kissing or something when they give birth I must move it to another tank :3 but rip Bobby now I must turn this :3 to :(
Stephen Watson
Stephen Watson - 3 years ago
RIP Bobby,....I knew him well
jyothi krishna Surendran
jyothi krishna Surendran - 3 years ago
Wonderfullll.... Super... Nice work
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you. . .
ساموراي العرب - Arabs Samurai - AS
ساموراي العرب - Arabs Samurai - AS - 3 years ago
bro you are perfect but iwanna ask you i have a guppy female she has the signs of a prigent fish but the male has been dead 35 before and he is another category of fish(not guppy) would she have babies or not bro please answer
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes, if you can. It would be a good idea.
ساموراي العرب - Arabs Samurai - AS
ساموراي العرب - Arabs Samurai - AS - 3 years ago
bro when a guppy give birth i separate the babies from mother and father or no
ساموراي العرب - Arabs Samurai - AS
ساموراي العرب - Arabs Samurai - AS - 3 years ago
okay bro thanks
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I see . . . Well if that's the only other fish she has been with, she won't be having babies anytime soon !!! It sounds to me like you need more fish !
ساموراي العرب - Arabs Samurai - AS
ساموراي العرب - Arabs Samurai - AS - 3 years ago
i mean he is not guppy another category of fish and he has been daed 33 years ago bro if you have facebook i will send you her photo
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I am not sure what you mean by "another category", but generally the fish need to be very closely ( Poeciliidae ) related to produce fertile offspring. In order for her to be pregnant, she would have had to encounter a male guppy or close relative at some time in the last month or two. Female guppies can retain reproductive material for a very long time, so she may still be able to have babies.
KoltGuy98 6
KoltGuy98 6 - 3 years ago
So my guppy had 1 baby so far but i had to put my fish in a bigger tabk becuz my tank eas bugs and parasites big enough to be seen and i saw the baby recently and i cant find it now cuz i want it to grow up
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Fish parasites are typically very small, most are too small to be seen by the naked eye. My guess is that you probably have what are known as planaria or you detritus worms. Best of luck to you and your new fish. I hope that everything works out.
mayah staph
mayah staph - 3 years ago
So cute baby fish
Maheen Talpur
Maheen Talpur - 3 years ago
This is called PERFECTION !
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Wow. . . Thank you.
Giuseppe Cattaneo
Giuseppe Cattaneo - 3 years ago
stupende immagini
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thanks ChickenGuy2 who watches fish videos !
Chickenguy2
Chickenguy2 - 3 years ago
Translation: Stupendous Video
Robert Arlan
Robert Arlan - 3 years ago
Most informative. Wonderful filming. None of the usual waffle with these vids. Loved it. Thanks
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
you are very welcome. No waffle here at The Dave !!!
She Wolf
She Wolf - 3 years ago
♥️
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
:-D
Eem_Ern
Eem_Ern - 3 years ago
Awesome Video! Loved it! And you've got a new subscriber ;-)
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Awesome !!! Thank you very much. You will not be disappointed. . .
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
That's a good thing. It means you have a good heart. :-D
Mary Mary
Mary Mary - 3 years ago
Poor bobby i feel so sad....
• Lani •
• Lani • - 3 years ago
3:35 looks like a cute little thing smiling lol
Christine Stromatt
Christine Stromatt - 3 years ago
Aww poor Bobby! Like this comment for remembrance of sweet Bobby
eliie stevens
eliie stevens - 3 years ago
K mmm kmkmk a 0
Katie Brewer
Katie Brewer - 3 years ago
Couldn't bobby have been helped? Im just curious poor thing
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Possibly ? Please watch the video that I made as a response to this one. Here is the link. . . https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
Musical Mustang
Musical Mustang - 3 years ago
MAKE MORE!!!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I didn't find your comment demanding at all. The best of luck to you and your new guppy family.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for subscribing to "The Dave"
Musical Mustang
Musical Mustang - 3 years ago
You've earned yourself a subscriber :)
Musical Mustang
Musical Mustang - 3 years ago
LOL sorry I didn't mean to seem demanding, I was just excited. My guppy just gave birth to 18 fry, and I was asleep when she had them so I didn't get to see it. I find it fascinating when the mother gives birth hehhe.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I will . . They take time. . .
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for checking out one of my many videos. More to come soon.
katelin
katelin - 3 years ago
im so soRRY bObbYYY RIP





1.13.17 - 1.13.17
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
:-D
Fran Kelley
Fran Kelley - 3 years ago
I know I'm practically crazy when it comes to the survival of my animals but I know there is a boundary between necessary intervention and something that cannot be handled or anything done about (like the possible injury to the baby or the fact that it is a hopeless act and we should let nature take it's course). I'm a newbie guppy breeder but when I was a kid, I was SO happy to see that my guppy had babies but because I was a kid and was the first of my siblings to own fish for pets, my family and I was unaware that they would eat them and the next day, I woke up to a tank of adult fish and no babies :( But I'm a grown woman now, almost 22 years old. I want to start breeding guppies as a hobby, but that being said I'm the type of person that would want all my fry to survive and would take desperate measures to ensure their survival.

Would it have been possible for Bobby to have lived if you have removed him from the tank properly and used a sterilized instrument that was small enough to break the sac enough for him to be put back in the tank and escape naturally on his own? Something tells me he was underdeveloped or he had not enough strength to break free and even if there was assistance, he could still possibly die given to his weakness and damage that could be inflicted trying to make it easier for him to swim out. I would try to avoid damage to the yolk sac as much as possible. Could you have saved Bobby? Not to sound stupid because like I said, I'm a beginner but I just felt helpless watching that part of the video.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
5 bobbies could fit on a grain of rice, so a surgical intervention would have been very difficult ! Yes, Bobby was somewhat underdeveloped and weak. These sort of things happen all of the time. The best that we can do is learn as much as we can about the creatures in our care so that we can provide them with the best environment possible. As a response to this video, I made one where I helped a larger fry in a slightly less difficult situation. You may want to check it out. Here is the link . . . It certainly presents us with a moral dilemma. https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
LevisGames
LevisGames - 3 years ago
I learned a lot i have one about 1.75- ish inches and is pregnant
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I am happy to help. Thank you for watching my video.
Mary Mary
Mary Mary - 3 years ago
LevisGames me too
LevisGames
LevisGames - 3 years ago
Noooo bobby <3
VIPAnna92
VIPAnna92 - 3 years ago
I like the part at 5:50 because I can definitely relate. The little ones are remarkably quick! It took me 4 hours to spot and fish them all out of the tank
Helida Beteta
Helida Beteta - 3 years ago
I learned so much thank you! rip bobby <3
Sweeper Bot
Sweeper Bot - 3 years ago
This is why you never trust a fart
Reynand Ondoy
Reynand Ondoy - 3 years ago
wow...absolutely perfect video...my guppy gave birth yesterday, what to take care of them? can you help me with this new hubby of mine? the a lot for sharing this video.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
As a side note, many people use gravel in their tanks. . . It's no good for babies, it traps food and babies. . . Learn as much as you can, and don't give up. :-D
Reynand Ondoy
Reynand Ondoy - 3 years ago
thanks a lot...yea your right when it comes clean water, the night after they were born i saw 4 fry died and i also notice that the water smells not good...now i know the reason why they died.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
The babies can eat the same food as their parents, just in smaller pieces ( flake food is fine). Provide them with clean water and lots of places to hide, so they are not eaten by their tank mates. Clean water=fast growth. The #1 mistake that newcomers make is that they overfeed, and then the water quality declines.
Faith Ling
Faith Ling - 3 years ago
Wow such great detail!! Wonderful video!! I love seeing educated and caring people take care of their pets
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you. . . Me too !
funny jokes land
funny jokes land - 3 years ago
Good morning world Teri ma chod bahan chod fish ki choote me male fish ka lannd kr
FISH LAVER
FISH LAVER - 3 years ago
Nice videos
I like your all video
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Sweet. . .. More amazing videos to come soon !!!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Awesome, thank you very much !!! You will not be disappointed. :-D
Dani Lusby
Dani Lusby - 3 years ago
Aww poor bobby
IYLIA ZULKIFLI
IYLIA ZULKIFLI - 3 years ago
Beautiful video ❤
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Sorry for your loss. Don't give up. Learn more and try again. . . :-)
funny jokes land
funny jokes land - 3 years ago
Good and very sexy gand maro es fish ki
Jazmine Rapmoine
Jazmine Rapmoine - 3 years ago
RIP Bobby
Peter Stone
Peter Stone - 3 years ago
That was a dark ending lol
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It's a world with light and dark. Embrace the balance.
Ronaldo Salvador
Ronaldo Salvador - 3 years ago
You will always be remembered little bobby
Jorge Turolla
Jorge Turolla - 3 years ago
Rest in peace bobby.
Shania Ruth Paje
Shania Ruth Paje - 3 years ago
Poor little Bobby
SATYONIST YÜKSEL
SATYONIST YÜKSEL - 3 years ago
Çok güzel
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
teşekkür ederim !
Leonie Katoa
Leonie Katoa - 3 years ago
Ba Ba Bubble Guppy Guppies!!!
Tomasz Zawada
Tomasz Zawada - 3 years ago
Next time use a needle to break the egg.... very goood video one of the best I could see on you tube
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you . I have many more high quality videos if you are interested.
kvaquafarm
kvaquafarm - 3 years ago
Great Introduction Dave. Thank you for the Guppy Breeding video
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome. . .
LCM logic
LCM logic - 3 years ago
Rip bobby
Ikki Fenix Oscuro
Ikki Fenix Oscuro - 3 years ago
que hermoso muy buena calidad u.u mi hembra tuvo solo un alevín y murió la madre. el sobrevivió tiene 2 meses ojalá mis hembras tengan muchos más
Ikki Fenix Oscuro
Ikki Fenix Oscuro - 3 years ago
tengo una paridera para las hembras y una pecera. solo para alevines. con su temperatura filtro y agua limpia pero sin plantas. si tiene buena oxigenacion.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Ayuda a proporcionar a los bebés muchos lugares para esconderse. Muchas plantas vivas serían geniales, especialmente el musgo de java.También es importante mantener el agua muy limpia. Si tienes más adultos, estoy seguro de que tendrás más bebés pronto. Buena suerte . .
Kat the Red fox
Kat the Red fox - 3 years ago
No bobby!
Andika Wardana
Andika Wardana - 3 years ago
Sleep in peace place bobbyy...good bye..see you again
RuneyPruney
RuneyPruney - 3 years ago
I had caught wild Guppies when I was younger, and wasn't aware that the females could retain sperm like that to give birth without a male. My 2 females REALLY kept me busy that summer. Alas maybe 2 of the babies made it to adulthood. uwu
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Wild guppies . . that's pretty cool ! It sounds like you need more fish ! You know you do !!! :-D
Icestarry666 Starry
Icestarry666 Starry - 3 years ago
madhuri .
Catfsihnig
Catfsihnig - 3 years ago
I found one baby guppy yesterday I’m trying to see if any of my other guppies are pregnant
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Best of luck to you. . . Thanks for checking out my video.
Catfsihnig
Catfsihnig - 3 years ago
The Dave
Yea they are all female, the male died about 3 weeks ago so I’m guessing they are about to pop
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
If they are female, they are probably pregnant. Be sure to provide lots of hiding places for the babies.
Amy Schexnayder
Amy Schexnayder - 3 years ago
Amazing detail! Thank you.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
My pleasure ! Thank you for taking the time to watch one of my videos !
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Sorry for your loss. . . :-(
Cloudsunny555 Cloudy
Cloudsunny555 Cloudy - 3 years ago
My guppies always die
Cloudsunny555 Cloudy
Cloudsunny555 Cloudy - 3 years ago
I got mine and then 5 days later it died.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Don't give up. . . Try to learn more about them and fish in general. Let me know if there's any way that I can help.
Taylor channeled
Taylor channeled - 3 years ago
Im on the weird side of the internet again
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You mean the awesome creative side . . . Welcome to the Dave :-D
LasTimelord
LasTimelord - 3 years ago
Poor Bobby but at least his mother didn't need feeding that day :)
fatboymig1
fatboymig1 - 3 years ago
Very cool
Ron Casto
Ron Casto - 3 years ago
Cool video
Elexas Cline
Elexas Cline - 3 years ago
When little Bobby died it maid me cry and it reminded me of when my dog had puppies and one of them were hurt so she killed it
Robert Goldman
Robert Goldman - 3 years ago
Elexas Cline you need to get out more and stop being so sheltered. Crying over a dead fish is not normal.
Taranturtle
Taranturtle - 3 years ago
Your dog may have behavior issues
Taranturtle
Taranturtle - 3 years ago
That....thats not ok
BehRADVIN shoja
BehRADVIN shoja - 3 years ago
We love Bobby
C Bindu
C Bindu - 3 years ago
Hey Dave :) amazing vid made me feel like i was watching discovery channel could you make a video on molly care too?? Thanks where you from btw? (You aint working with discovery channel are you? Haha)
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you. . . At some point I will make a video about mollies. So many fish so little time. I am from Massachusetts, U.S.A, but originally from the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. I wish I worked for the discovery channel ! Thank you for the compliment though.
Kind Of Kaylee
Kind Of Kaylee - 3 years ago
With both of the pregnant guppies I have, one already seemed to loose her babies, she didn't give birth- he just got smaller. This is the case with my newer guppy, Sen is beginning to get smaller. I just used a treatment for green water (not harmful to fish) and when the water got clear, the fish got smaller and she won't eat. EHAT should I do? Or is there a cause?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Guppies can sometimes terminate or delay their pregnancy if the water quality declines.


I wonder if the treatment for the green water affected your water quality ? When all of the single-celled algae that makes up green water dies, it then becomes a waste product. If the filter cannot handle the waste material effectively, then the water quality declines and it can harm the fish ( increased ammonia - nitrites - nitrates ) Try and find a natural solution to the green water. ( try less light and less nutrients).
However, green water could actually help them, but it is unsightly.



On the other hand, they could have an internal parasite or be sick. It's really hard to say from here. I would start with making sure the water is clean. Don't add more fish, and feed very sparingly. If they are sick and you don't know what is causing it, you may do more harm by giving them a medication that they don't need. Is this a newly set up tank ? If so, it takes time for the filter to mature and work effectively (2-3 wks). If this is your situation, then time and frequent water changes will help a lot.


Start with a big water change . . . Clean water will work wonders usually. I hope this helps. :-) Don't get discouraged.
Jeremy
Jeremy - 3 years ago
GOT A SUB HERE! My record of most baby guppies i had wad 84
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Wow, that's a lot ! I've never had a female have that many before ! NIce work !
Azure-O
Azure-O - 3 years ago
My female guppy gave birth to 28 babies
kitty lover_Maja
kitty lover_Maja - 3 years ago
What happened to bobby is he still inside the egg?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Bobby was eaten by his mother !
Tsparkle 121
Tsparkle 121 - 3 years ago
I think he never got out of the egg so he was born stuck in it
Mecha sucks At everything
Mecha sucks At everything - 3 years ago
4:31 DOES SHE NORMALLY TRY TO EAT HER BABIES?!?
Mecha sucks At everything
Mecha sucks At everything - 3 years ago
The Dave that makes sense
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
If the babies are slow . . . all sorts of things will eat them in the wild. She may have eaten them in the past, but if you're not watching every second you'll never know!
Mecha sucks At everything
Mecha sucks At everything - 3 years ago
Desylyn Gilbuena well, I know that the mom/dad eat the slower ones, but what I was implying was if she gave birth in the past, did she it them.
kitty lover_Maja
kitty lover_Maja - 3 years ago
Well yeah and look at the real ending
Casey rose
Casey rose - 3 years ago
This was actually a really helpful video because I think my guppy is pregnant and I was just so curious. But my curiosity has been satisfied. Thank you
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
you are welcome. . . I try to make educational videos that entertain as well.
littlekitty gaming
littlekitty gaming - 3 years ago
Bless bobby with all blessings
littlekitty gaming
littlekitty gaming - 3 years ago
Lets all say our prayers to bobby
Mayrin Bernabe
Mayrin Bernabe - 3 years ago
Por bobby
Mayrin Bernabe
Mayrin Bernabe - 3 years ago
Shouldn't it be inside a egg
Soma Saha
Soma Saha - 3 years ago
oo
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
No, these are livebearers. . . the eggs are kept inside the body until they hatch.
Ann Montgomery
Ann Montgomery - 3 years ago
also i dont know if my guppy is pregnent but
it is sure huge!
Ann Montgomery
Ann Montgomery - 3 years ago
poor bobby, is that rare to have then=m eat the babys?
also could you help the baby out of the egg?
plz tell me
thank you!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
No, it is not rare for them to eat the babies. If you provide the newborn fry with lots of hiding places they will have a better chance of survival.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you for watching the video. If a female guppy has spent any time with a male guppy, then she is most certainly pregnant ( gravid). As far as helping the baby out of the egg it is possible but very difficult. Please check out this other video I made where I do help a baby out of the egg. Here is the link : https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
Day Light
Day Light - 3 years ago
Am mm...a..azin..ngg
Esmee Van Zanten
Esmee Van Zanten - 3 years ago
I have guppy's ☺️
No One
No One - 3 years ago
Mine only had 2
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
As they get older they have more babies. Maybe mom ate a few ??
AmberVow05
AmberVow05 - 3 years ago
The heck my guppy only gave birth to 7 guppies. That's not fair
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
As they get older they have more babies. Maybe mom ate a few ??
Penny Layne
Penny Layne - 3 years ago
Awesome! Poor little Bobby, tho, RIP.
Aryana CHAUDHURI
Aryana CHAUDHURI - 3 years ago
This is awesome my guppy also has a black spot
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
But you'll miss all the other really great footage !
Suga Bangtan
Suga Bangtan - 3 years ago
Awesome video, great footage! My guppy (called Jisoo) is currently pregnant, do I need to move her out of the separation box once she has given birth or do I leave her in with the babies?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
It might stress her out a little. Don't keep her in it any longer than you have too. If the "breeding box" is big enough you could add a small plant to provide her with some cover / a little place to hide. It will reduce her stress. Just as long as the plant does not prevent the babies from escaping. I just put my pregnant guppies in a 2.5 gallon tank by themselves with lots of java moss.


If you use lots of live plants, especially java moss, in your main tank then there will be no need to remove the female at all. Ideally you want the tank to have lots of places for the babies to hide. Driftwood is great and so are lots of plants. These item will make homes for tiny creatures that the baby guppies will eat called infusoria and biofilm. They will also help to keep the water healthy and clean.
Suga Bangtan
Suga Bangtan - 3 years ago
The Dave I have one female guppy, one male and seven neon tetras in the tank. If the female gives birth inside the breeding box the fry will be protected from the other fish in the tank, including the female. Will the box stress out he female too much?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Is it just the female in the tank ? Otherwise they may escape mom only to be eaten by something else. You only need a heater if it gets below 72 degrees (f) in the room. Warmer is better though. It's hard to tell how long they've been pregnant, but female guppies are almost always pregnant if they have encountered a male guppy !
Suga Bangtan
Suga Bangtan - 3 years ago
The Dave I do water changes every week as advised by the pet shop I got the guppy from. The breeding box is a V slit one so the babies will fall into anothet compartment after being born so the mother can't, u know, eat them. I don't have another tank I can put her in after shes given birth unfortunately, unless she can be in without a heater?
Also was wondering if theres any way to tell how long she has been pregnant?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Don't keep her in the " box " any longer than you have to. Can the babies escape from the box ? She will eat them if they can't. Females benefit by having a week of rest with no attention from the males after they give birth. The boys don't let her get any rest. But keeping her in a small box is not healthy. A small tank would be better. I wish you and your fish the best of luck. Remember, clean water makes a huge difference for mom and the babies !!!
Raechel914
Raechel914 - 3 years ago
RIP bobby
HellAngeL
HellAngeL - 3 years ago
Hi, nice vid and thank you for the effort. For how many weeks can a female guppy stay preg?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
High nitrates, nitrites, ammonia. Unclean water essentially.
HellAngeL
HellAngeL - 3 years ago
The Dave thanks for your reply.. I have different types of fish in my tank swordtails, guppies, cigar, gourami, tetra and clown barb have been separated because they wanted to eat the guppies. What do you mean by poor environment?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
A lot depends on the water temperature, but 3 weeks is a good average. In poor environments, they can even delay childbirth until conditions improve, or terminate the births all together.
Chuck Chuck
Chuck Chuck - 3 years ago
I like fish
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yeah, I get that. They're cool pets !!!
Liz Callan
Liz Callan - 3 years ago
RIP Bobby. The poor little dear, he probably suffocated. If this happens, is there a way to safely cut open the sac? To free the baby? I know this is done for human Caul Babies .
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
An encaul baby is a lot larger patient ! 5 bobbies could fit on a grain of rice, so it would be very difficult. I would probably need a microscope.
Some Random person.
Some Random person. - 3 years ago
Rows of roe XD
Lesley Keeys
Lesley Keeys - 3 years ago
I recently added 3 guppies (two female, 1 male so I am told) to my smallish tank which also contains a pair of swordtails that had produced 6 surviving babies that are now almost mature. Today I have found one of the guppies to be quite portly compared to the other two, so I am hopeful that it means we will soon see an increase in numbers. I found your video of a guppy giving birth very helpful, thank you for sharing your knowledge.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are welcome. You may want to consider a larger tank! And lots of hiding places for the fry. It will increase their survival rate.
V
V - 3 years ago
MUMMMMM I'M ON THE WEIRD SIDE OF YOUTUBE AGAIN!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You mean the awesome side !!!
Awsomely RandomStuff
Awsomely RandomStuff - 3 years ago
I will always remember Lil' Bobby
bts mess
bts mess - 3 years ago
Their eyes are beautiful though
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Yes, they are! What an original comment !
Coco Puff
Coco Puff - 3 years ago
Idk if my hammer head shark is pregnant because her tummy is big and under the body
Coco Puff
Coco Puff - 3 years ago
The Dave ok :) thanks
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I prefer bull sharks they enter fresh water way up into the Mississippi river as far as the mid western U.S. I believe. Freshwater sharks !!!!
Coco Puff
Coco Puff - 3 years ago
Liz Callan ummm.. yeah!
Liz Callan
Liz Callan - 3 years ago
You have a PET SHARK!!!!????
HS headcam
HS headcam - 3 years ago
Selly Ink Sans Fangirl :3 I just want the best life for your fish and so should you
HS headcam
HS headcam - 3 years ago
Selly Ink Sans Fangirl :3 it doesn’t bloody matter if it’s small it will live a miserable life in a tiny tank they need loads of space
Coco Puff
Coco Puff - 3 years ago
Amir Soleymani its small
Amir Soleymani
Amir Soleymani - 3 years ago
Wait what how do you have room for a hammer head shark unless you have like a huge aquarium?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Well, of course she is then !
RP R
RP R - 3 years ago
Great Video.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you !
Jane Uzoma
Jane Uzoma - 3 years ago
If this can give birth to that much babies in their lifetime imagine humans as them
Liz Callan
Liz Callan - 3 years ago
Octo-Mom. And that Russian Farmer’s Wife (world record holder for most babies, 47) lol
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
In nature, most of these babies would not have survived, and that's why they have so many babies in the first place.
Charmain Antoniuk
Charmain Antoniuk - 3 years ago
WOW... THIS IS ABOLUTELY A FANTASTIC VIDEO! AMAZING!! THE DETAIL IN THE VIDEO IS AMAZING....
Pets & Stuff
Pets & Stuff - 3 years ago
I subbed after this video!
Rachaelponylover Loban
Rachaelponylover Loban - 3 years ago
I love the video too I will subscribe!!!❤️
Marines Rios
Marines Rios - 3 years ago
Charmain Antoniuk
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you !
Cindy Larasanty
Cindy Larasanty - 3 years ago
Yes i love the video too♥️
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Excellent !!! I am glad that you enjoyed it. Don't forget to subscribe. I have many more high quality videos.
jennimareeh
jennimareeh - 3 years ago
Absolutely brilliant in every way. Professional, well documented, great editing but most of all brilliant videoing. What camera did you use please, and was it in the water? Great job
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
I am just patient ! Don't forget to subscribe ! I have more videos and am always working on new ones. Thank you soooo much !!!
jennimareeh
jennimareeh - 3 years ago
The Dave just incredible detail as if you were using a macro lens, and through glass as well. You're a genius.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you. I used a panasonic handicam and it was not in the water.
Pavan Kumar
Pavan Kumar - 3 years ago
Super video bro
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
thanks
GalaxyTree 6
GalaxyTree 6 - 3 years ago
R.I.P Bobby,Bobby died and his mother eaten him up :(
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Nature is cruel in its efficiency !
Crunchy Cookies
Crunchy Cookies - 3 years ago
Awwwww I feel so sad for tiny,fragile,helpless Bobby... I cried a little (ok, maybe a lot) for him...
Liz Callan
Liz Callan - 3 years ago
I wanted to. It made my heart ache. A poor little baby. And even more, a baby FISH. Which are my favorite (other than my own future kids).
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Sorry I made you cry :-( My wife cried too !!!
Sharon Martinez
Sharon Martinez - 3 years ago
Heartbreaking. Tender. Lovely video.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
thank you !
Ahuttee
Ahuttee - 3 years ago
Amelia Hague lol
HeleneMB
HeleneMB - 3 years ago
Awesome video!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Thank you.
Beardless
Beardless - 3 years ago
Yoov man u are rocking
Dan Mark
Dan Mark - 3 years ago
Actually a mosquito fish resemble a female guppy
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
The resemblance is remarkable . . No worries.
Dan Mark
Dan Mark - 3 years ago
It seems your right that is poecilia, 'cuz they are both members of the poecilia genus.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
No, mosquito fish are from the genus Gambusia, this is a Poecilia.
Yvonne Luu
Yvonne Luu - 3 years ago
Beautifully shot. Thanks for this!
Nala Venthan
Nala Venthan - 3 years ago
amazing scenes.... tq very much
Jackie Varughese
Jackie Varughese - 3 years ago
Hey Dave, Mate how old is that female guppy ? I have never owned guppies but I'm setting up a tank for guppies and I see that this female is a pretty good size. Is it because she is pregnant or is she her full grown self ?
Baileypup 2001
Baileypup 2001 - 3 years ago
Jackie Varughese In the beginning it says that she is 2 years
Chloe Brown
Chloe Brown - 3 years ago
Very nice video! Although, the end kind of ruined my night, so thanks for that.... #RIPBobby
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Sorry for ruining your night. . . Here's another video I made that might help you feel better.
https://youtu.be/cMw2VyFsqCc
Kitten Killer
Kitten Killer - 3 years ago
"Eventually bobby was eaten by his mother"..... HAHAHAHAHAAAAAAA I. DYING AND CRING WITH LAUGHTER AND SADNESS AT THE SAME TIME XD
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
That's what make it memorable. !!!
DiamondStarGirl MSP
DiamondStarGirl MSP - 3 years ago
Kitten Killer aye same xD
Petr Herclík
Petr Herclík - 3 years ago
Amazing video
Hill O
Hill O - 3 years ago
Poor Bobby. I had twin baby fish that had their heads attached. They died on the day they were born.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Sorry for your loss. . . :-(
Hill O
Hill O - 3 years ago
Reminds me of the time when my guppy gave birth to 16 babies.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
They do love to have babies . . . They are also known as the millions fish !
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
:-)
Sushant Gorde
Sushant Gorde - 3 years ago
Amazing video bro i loved it reminded me of having a molly which gave birth to her fries eventually only 2of you of the babies survived
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
The babies need lots of hiding places or they get eaten.
Ajd38 H
Ajd38 H - 3 years ago
I bought a guppy that looked lregnant already, its been 3 weeks still isnt looking like she is getting any bigger, she doesnt even have a gravid spot, my other 2 femals do but they are thin and young, help I dont know why they arent giving birth, theyve been with males for about 3 weeks also i have high nitrates and nitrites and ammonia, will she still give birth?
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Different varieties of guppies wouldn't be the reason. In fact, that would make the babies healthier. As far as the bacteria supplement . . I don't know, but I have a deep mistrust of chemicals. If everything is being done right- you really don't need to supplement with bacteria. The tank should be cycled before you add a bunch of fish. For now, I would just do more frequent water changes, feed sparingly, and make sure the temp. is at least 72 degrees (f).
Ajd38 H
Ajd38 H - 3 years ago
The Dave unfortunately theyve been like this for a few weeks because I keep forgetting to but bacteria supplement but yesterday I did, do you think that was the reason of not giving birth or because their different types of guppy
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Female guppies are pretty much in a constant state of pregnancy.
It's time to change the water now ! It needs to be changed regularly.
I am assuming the tank has filter, if not ? It needs one . . . Please take the time to improve their situation. It will benefit you and the fish. These are wonderful creatures that will provide you with many hours of enjoyment, but you need to do your part.
Guppy mothers can delay or terminate their pregnancy / birthing if tank conditions are poor. It sounds as if your tank and the fish need help. Please help them soon. . . . The Dave :-(
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
yes, SCIENCE . . all of my videos are designed to educate as well as entertain !!!
chi292
chi292 - 3 years ago
I remember that time i have 1 female guppy, its name is Patchy a pregnant one, it has 11 babies.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Nice . . I like the name " Patchy"
Will Gaming
Will Gaming - 3 years ago
Absolutely fantastic video, what type of guppy is the mum, freshwater? I rescued about 14 wild Guppies from a dry creek and have kept all alive ever since, they look the exact same colour and size as your fish. I made an attempt to breed a female with one of my males and I was successful, she is due in about 1-3 days. Should I take out the female as soon as they are all born? And do they give birth more during day or night? Thanks again
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
You are very welcome. Don't forget to subscribe if you haven't yet !
Will Gaming
Will Gaming - 3 years ago
TYSM for your help
Will Gaming
Will Gaming - 3 years ago
Just researched the mosquito fish and that is exactly what I have, I have raised guppies all my life (since I was 3) and I guess they just look the exact same!!
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
Good luck with your new fish family.
The Dave
The Dave - 3 years ago
She is an endler guppy . . . could you have mosquito fish by any chance ( Gambusia holbrooki or affinis ) ? This female in my video looks a lot like a mosquito fish. Males and females have no color, so they would all look like the fish in this video. Males guppies have color.


The babies will probably be eaten if they are not provided with lots of places to hide. It's best to remove the female from the general population before she gives birth in order to reduce predation of the young. Give the mother time to rest, before you put her back in with the boys. She will appreciate the rest after giving birth. Babies are often born at dusk or dawn.
Rrabbix
Rrabbix - 3 years ago
RIP Bobby
Jabbas
Jabbas - 3 years ago
RIP Bobby
Scarlet_Rose _Anderson
Scarlet_Rose _Anderson - 3 years ago
Poor bobby....
Kristina I
Kristina I - 3 years ago
W