In the past months, our little home aquarium has proved to be conducive enough for the fishes to breed. The first time more than a month ago, the fishes ate the fry that came out. I believe these are livebearers as I have never seen them hatch eggs nor any stuck on our plastic plants either.
In the next few times, the fry did not last enough either, although I separated it. Some died by the end of the day. Then 3 weeks ago, I managed to salvage one little baby that looked like few days old and probably had escaped itself from being eaten. It was hiding among the plastic plants and I scooped it out and place it on a separate tank. It is now about 3 weeks old!
Then to my surprise, a week ago, there were more little ones in the tank when we least expected it. There were about 30 little ones but many of them didn't survive except for 5 of them. The 5 new babies are now with the 3 weeks old fish and they are doing fine!
5 days ago, I decided to put the pregnant fishes in the main tank just in case. And the rest of them goes into the smaller tank until new babies are out. So now, I have become so busy with the fishes that started as Hubby's hobby, Kids' pets and now none of them want to have anything to do with fishes.. sigh..