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post #11 of 14 Old 04-17-2007, 07:59 AM
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they def look like swords, like has been said though, if theyre sword/platty hybrids it will be difficult to tell. id say theyre not mollies though.

one thing though - you said you have what you thought were 5 female swords - do you know that the one with the long tail (the "sword" at the end and bottom of the tail) is a male? pretty soon you will probably have lots of baby swords :)

btw - lovely tank
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post #12 of 14 Old 04-17-2007, 12:32 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you! I have 2 males and 5 females. I keep hoping for babies, that's why I added some more plants, but haven't seem anything yet. I keep thinking that my guppy is going to go anyday but nothing! Keep your fingers crossed

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post #13 of 14 Old 04-17-2007, 12:48 PM
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ok then.

i just wondered because you mentioned the 5 females but didnt mention the males :)

ill keep my fingers crossed for you
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post #14 of 14 Old 04-17-2007, 04:15 PM
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mollies are easy to spot look at the moth mollies have very wide sqare lips more so than other popular livebearer they look like swords which can get to a good size

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