Stage 1: The female guppy is not pregnant at all in this picture and there is no sign of a gravid patch. She has probably given birth recently, this is the least pregnant a female guppy can get, she has most likely already mated with a male by this stage though, so will starting to get pregnant again. Stage 2: There is the slightest orangey/pinkish/dark yellowish tinge to the gravid patch area, even though there are no fry in her at the moment, the eggs inside the female guppy are beginning to darken ever so slightly as they grow larger and more in quantity and the first stages of the fry’s development start to take place. However, the female guppy is still very slim and is showing no other visible signs of her early pregnancy. Stage 3: The gravid patch area is certainly getting darker at this stage (although it is still pretty pale in color), there are certain signs that are beginning to take place like this that this guppy is most likely in the early stages pregnancy now, and she is beginning to look a bit plumper around the stomach area. Stage 4: As the guppy’s pregnancy progresses, her gravid patch becomes darker and darker and she looks more and more noticeably plump around the stomach area. It looks like she has a darkening jelly inside her womb. Stage 5: You will be starting to see the actual fry’s eyes through the skin of the pregnant guppy at this stage, although they will still look like little specs surrounded by orangey jelly. The female guppy should only have