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The Mutant Goldfish
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Registered: 23-Apr-2002
male usa
The parameters for what qualifies as your "favorite livebearer" is all up to you. Write down (linking is optional) on here what your favorite specie is. With that in mind: what's your favorite livebearer? Mine is the Swordtail.

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Post InfoPosted 10-Oct-2008 01:49Profile Homepage AIM Yahoo PM Edit Report 
Kunzman96
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male usa
I am partial to the Sunset Platys. I love the Red to orange to yellow color they have. I feed them the color enhancing flakes that bring out the red colors. I like how they contrast with the green foliage in my planted tank.

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Post InfoPosted 12-Oct-2008 08:11Profile PM Edit Delete Report 
zachf92
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male usa
hmmm...
id have to choose montezuma swordtails.
now if only i could find a place that sells them
Post InfoPosted 15-Oct-2008 05:32Profile Homepage PM Edit Delete Report 
Gourami
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male usa
Lyretail swordtails take my vote.
Post InfoPosted 15-Oct-2008 22:01Profile Homepage AIM MSN PM Edit Delete Report 
brandeeno
 
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endlers hands down everytime!

great breeders
beautiful colors
array of coloration/patterns
VERy low maintenence

\\\\\\\"an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of the cure\\\\\\\"
Post InfoPosted 17-Oct-2008 01:26Profile PM Edit Delete Report 
KimKim08
Small Fry
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Registered: 17-Oct-2008
female usa
I love mollies.
The only downside is at times they can have over 30 babies (happened to me with my very first molly the day I put her in the tank, 38 babies). But they are so cute to watch and I've never had a problem with them being eaten or sucked by the filter. It's like they know to hide in the gravel or plants and or stay at the surface. They keep themselves out of danger. I've read websites that say a lot about the specifics of raising them but, I've left them in the tank with all my other fish plenty of times and all of them survived (even through water changes).
Mollies are troopers. They're the only fish that could handle me the first few months I had a tank lol.
Post InfoPosted 17-Oct-2008 20:44Profile MSN PM Edit Delete Report 
Bottomfeedeer
Small Fry
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Registered: 28-Oct-2008
Western Mosquitofish. I have 2. They were both mixed in with feeder Rosy Reds, so I thre 2 in a 5 gal. Must be tough, all the dying Rosy Reds and not a single dead mosquitofish. Meanwhile the Rosy Reds were dying not just from feeder disease, but being mauled by the Mosquitofish! Alot were dying because of missing tails
Post InfoPosted 29-Oct-2008 02:09Profile PM Edit Delete Report 
pookiekiller12
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Carcharodon carcharias
Post InfoPosted 01-Nov-2008 16:41Profile MSN PM Edit Delete Report 
FortWayneFish
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EditedEdited by fortwaynefish
WOW favorite Livebearing fish ... Thats a BIG order.

at the moment Xenotoca Eiseni
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