The pineapple swordtail fry are one week old today. There are at least 24, maybe a few more. They are eating good and haven’t lost any. They seem to be growing a good bit.
On 1-18-11 one of my female pineapple swordtail gave birth to roughly 28 fry. These are pictures of the fry hours after being born. I’ll be updating a weekly picture post to show their growth progress. I am feeding them crushed tropical granules and they seem to be doing fine and swimming lots today.
Swordtails are an all around great fish to keep. They are easy to care for, can handle a range of parameters, easily breed and available in many colors. They are a peaceful fish that will do well in a community tank, however it is recommended to only keep one male per tank as they tend