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Ok, i was looking through the profiles and i found this fish called the "Eastern Mosquitofish" At first it looked like a female guppy, until I read the name. So now I have a question....is it possible to cross breed the guppy and the "Eastern Mosquitofish"?
~He who dares not grasp the thorns, should never crave the rose~
|Posted 24-Jul-2007 02:29|
well, guppies were first used in rice-feilds to bring down the mesquito's in the area. i guess u could say they are the same thing...
What came first? the chicken or the egg? No really.....
|Posted 07-Aug-2007 02:34|
Kind of a Big Deal
In short, no. Guppies have 23 pairs of chromosomes and mosquito fish have 24. Fertilization is unlikely, and an actual viable embryo should be next to impossible.
They're part of the same family, but different genera.
|Posted 07-Aug-2007 03:23|
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