pregnant mollie?
Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources » Freshwater Fish and Aquariums » Advanced Freshwater Discussion » Fish Breeding » pregnant mollie?

pregnant mollie?

This is a discussion on pregnant mollie? within the Fish Breeding forums, part of the Advanced Freshwater Discussion category; --> im not sure but i think my molly is pregnant. Please weight in...

Reply
Old 12-16-2011, 02:53 AM   #1
 
pregnant mollie?

im not sure but i think my molly is pregnant. Please weight in
Attached Images
File Type: jpg IMG00420-20111216-0107.jpg (32.2 KB, 60 views)
Rileyw43 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-20-2011, 12:05 PM   #2
 
I think you may be right. what size tank do you have?
sam7152004 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2011, 01:51 AM   #3
 
I have a 20 gallon tank
Rileyw43 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2011, 05:03 AM   #4
 
Then you should be good. My girlfriend had a 5g and the fish brutaly tore the babys to pieces. What other fish do you have? Do you have any hiding spots like plants?
sam7152004 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2011, 05:07 AM   #5
 
Yeah i got hiding spots. I got 2 albino brisle nose pleckos, 3 mollies, and 2 dwarf frogs
Rileyw43 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-22-2011, 05:23 AM   #6
 
Ok. the babys should survive. happy fish breeding!
sam7152004 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2011, 06:57 PM   #7
 
She ate all the fry before I could get to it
Rileyw43 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-28-2011, 08:14 PM   #8
 
SeaHorse's Avatar
 
Not to worry, it happens a lot!! She will drop again in 35 days. so mark it on your calender and be ready early morning at day 33 onward. Peak into the tank without the light on. putting on the light seems to make the babies usually at the surface, noticable, and mom will scoop them up. If you peak in the back and see some then open the front and feed her at a far away spot, then go back and try to net a few at a time into a cup or tub or something with water from the tank. Once collected you can decide are you moving them to a grow out tank, or are you moving mom out? You have 35 days to decide what you are going to do on the next blessed day. LOL. oh and be caredul what you wish for... my 13 baby mollies seem to all be females.... I think I will let nature take it's course from now on. Good luck.
SeaHorse is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2012, 01:45 PM   #9
 
hummingbird's Avatar
 
A good way to see if your mollies are pregnant is to see wather her belly is round or not. Round/squarish bely probably mean pregnat!
hummingbird is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-09-2012, 02:27 PM   #10
 
THis is a picture of my mollie but I am not sure if she is pregnant either, any suggestions ? She seems to be rather rounded at the bottom.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg mollie2.jpg (26.4 KB, 24 views)
pj30notts is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pregnant Mollie Being Harassed Herky Livebearers 5 04-21-2013 07:46 PM
Is this mollie pregnant? What should i do? mcmurphy97 Livebearers 2 12-08-2011 07:28 PM
Pregnant Mollie never gave birth. lisaemc2 Livebearers 3 12-20-2009 08:41 PM
is my mollie pregnant?? molliefish09 Livebearers 10 10-04-2009 11:12 AM
pregnant mollie or platy mabs2004 Livebearers 1 01-28-2008 02:27 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:08 AM.