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oonagi 08-31-2008 12:50 AM

fighting or mating?
my platys were going at it today i wasnt sure if they were fighting or mating they were just rubbing each other and poking each other there was no damage to the fish but should i be worried or is it just nothing

willow 08-31-2008 04:48 AM

this is a male platy
this is the female
if yours are like this,then it's mating behaviour.
if it's two males,the are pushing for a dominant position.

i think we're in the wrong section here.............. :wink:

oonagi 08-31-2008 12:47 PM

ya its definetly a male and female

oonagi 08-31-2008 01:01 PM

o haha

i messed up my molly's were doin it not my platys i keep getting confused between them

fishman09 12-29-2008 11:51 PM

if there is no damage then they were probally breeding, but if there is lots of damage seperate them

dramaqueen 12-29-2008 11:57 PM

If you have babies before too long, you'll know they were breeding.Haahaa

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