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platy's belly never went down after giving birth 2 weeks ago. More babies?
Old 07-20-2010, 11:25 AM   #1
 
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Question platy's belly never went down after giving birth 2 weeks ago. More babies?

I bought a pregnant Platy about 3 weeks ago and she dropped fry 2 weeks ago, but her belly never went down and she has a big gravid spot. She shows all the signs of platys about to pop; racing around looking for a spot, etc. Since she just gave birth could she just be fat or can I expect more fry in about 2 weeks?
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Old 07-20-2010, 11:57 AM   #2
 
maybe she didnt let them all go...or maybe shes fat..the gravid spot may be the hole answer and i think if its still black and has eyes shes not done yet and could let them go at any time
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Old 07-20-2010, 12:16 PM   #3
 
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maybe she didnt let them all go...or maybe shes fat..the gravid spot may be the hole answer and i think if its still black and has eyes shes not done yet and could let them go at any time
Is it possible she would hold onto them 2weeks? I would think they would die?
Also, does the gravid spot disappear after birth? Because hers never did which makes me suspect a pregnancy. I'm so confused!
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Old 07-20-2010, 12:24 PM   #4
 
well im not an expert im only 15 but i can say that when my females gave birth the gravid spot didnt disappear it just became clear and she could give birth to them in 2 weeks i think
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Old 07-20-2010, 01:01 PM   #6
 
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no they carnt "keep them in" but she mite just be a larger female and getting ready to have fry again in and around 2 weeks :):):)...sometimes with bigger females they dont loose the "fattness" but she should be ok :):):)
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Old 07-20-2010, 10:45 PM   #7
 
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Your female probably dropped all the fry she was carrying in a fairly short time. In about 2 more weeks, maybe slightly longer, she will do it again.
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