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thekings_002 07-03-2008 01:45 AM

fishies pregnant? what to do !!!
so i am all new to fish and in my fishtank are:

1 swordtail male
3 swordtail females

2 male cremecicle lyretail molly
2 female cremecicle lyretail molly

1 tiny sucker fish
1 small sucker fish

i think one of them is pregnant and i got a breeder thank that floats on the top of the tank and i put the pregnant one in it and she is going nuts in it...i dont know when she is due to take her out again till she is closer to give birth?
today i bought that one female swordtail and a pair of the cremecicle lyretail i think that femal is pregnant too...i am going nuts and dont know what to do!!!!!! help!!!

here is a video of the one i bought today:
and here is a pic of her:

and here are the pics of the one i had for a month i think:

i need help !!!!

fish_4_all 07-03-2008 01:01 PM

Get a net breeder, ther ones with the mesh netting type stuff. They are larger and give her room to move aorund and not feel so confined. Also, throw in some Anacharis/elodea so she has some privacy and the fry have something to hide in. Some java moss might work also.

Either that or let us know what your lighting is and maybe just put a bunch of live plants in the tank so the fittest fry will survive on their own.

Arielle 07-13-2008 04:26 PM

Hope i can help

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