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We have a fancy tail goldfish and a sharbunkin left in our Pond. We have had koi in the past but these are the two remaining. I went out to feed them and noticed tiny babies swimming all over. My question is do I need to separate these babies from their parents? I don't want them to eat them, from what I've seen they are coming existing but I have no idea how old they are.
 
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depends on if you want to keep them and how big your pond is and can it handle all the new additions
 

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Do you want more fish? I think the danger to the fry would mostly be from the parents eating eggs. And they might not be GF. Sometimes birds will transfer babies or eggs.
 

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Welcome to our group! I don't separate my babies from the parents. Population control is a good thing.
 
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usually goldfish will not eat fry in large place , they can only eat eggs , koi can eat fry some times. so they must be safe in pond . koi are voracious egg eater too , they will eat most of the eggs but if u raise only gf , u will have so many fry . might be reason ur seeing fry for the 1st time as ur koi used to eat the eggs before but now they are gone . show us pics we can tell u more
interesting to see how they grow up as they are cross of shub and fantain !
if they r like eye lash size then under week old
 
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annoys me so much when someone makes a thread with a question, then the op never replies again...
 
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I always figure even if the OP gets nothing out of the response, another person seeking an answer to a similar question may be helped.
 
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