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post #1 of 26 Old 03-11-2014, 07:31 PM Thread Starter
Are these mollies or what kind of fish are they.

so i got them from walmart and thought i bought mollies but i posted pics and someone told me they looked more like platys then someone else said swordtail fish. Could someone please tell me for sure if there mollies like i thought i bought.
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post #2 of 26 Old 03-11-2014, 10:10 PM
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Yes they are mollies.

125 - BGK, chanchito cichlid, pictus cats, silver dollars, palmas bichir
125 - cichlids (severums, bolivian rams, chocolate), rainbows ( turquoise, red), loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, tiretrack eel, pearl gouramis, betta
90 - Congo tetras, african knife, upside down cats, spotted ctenopoma, kribensis, delhezzi bichir
2.5 - betta
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post #3 of 26 Old 03-12-2014, 08:07 AM Thread Starter
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Yes they are mollies.
Thanks I'm glad to hear that. They told me they were unusual colors for mollies. The one in the first picture is alot bigger then the others.
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post #4 of 26 Old 03-12-2014, 10:23 AM
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Some of them look pretty different coloration wise, I agree.

125 - BGK, chanchito cichlid, pictus cats, silver dollars, palmas bichir
125 - cichlids (severums, bolivian rams, chocolate), rainbows ( turquoise, red), loaches (angelicus, zebra, kuhli and horseface), plecos (BN, RL and clown), denison barbs, tiretrack eel, pearl gouramis, betta
90 - Congo tetras, african knife, upside down cats, spotted ctenopoma, kribensis, delhezzi bichir
2.5 - betta
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post #5 of 26 Old 03-12-2014, 12:22 PM
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The last picture ,if I'm seeing it correctly, is a female with the twin bar markings on the tail is very unusuall
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post #6 of 26 Old 03-12-2014, 12:27 PM
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I agree Mollies. But Lyre tails!

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post #7 of 26 Old 03-12-2014, 01:10 PM Thread Starter
thanks i was hoping they were mollies
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post #8 of 26 Old 03-12-2014, 01:30 PM Thread Starter
i have 4 male guppies and bought 5 female mollies some of the mollies have big bellies so hoping they are pregnant.
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post #9 of 26 Old 03-12-2014, 03:41 PM
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Unless the mollies were seperated , male from female, they are almost certainly pregnant.
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post #10 of 26 Old 03-12-2014, 06:25 PM Thread Starter
They were in a tank with both yay. Also the one I'm the first picture when I bought it had its gill cover ripped off I've been treating the tank with melafix but will the gill cover grow back
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