Platy labour.. too long?
Ok, hopefully I'm just being a panicky granny..
But after finding a few fry on Sunday afternoon, the girl I thought was the mamma is still heavily pregnant.. It's now Monday night... There's two options.. One, she's not the mother of the fry or two, she's in trouble.. I can't see any change in the other girls, so I'm not sure about option one.. Although I have noticed that the one girl I thought wasn't pregnant has been a lot shyer than usual, especially today...
Is it normal for a mamma to have such an extended labour? ie, at least 36 hours??
I've heard that some fish can take up to 2 days of labour. I'm not 100% sure on that but also raising the temperature could help her with the labour.
Little Miss Heavily-Preggo is active, eating and happy as far as I can tell, so hopefully she drops very soon :-D
Well, she dropped ok.. Finally! I only managed to save 3 though...
The Wee One - 4 gallon Freshwater fish tank
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