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arizak 09-20-2008 08:56 PM

balloon mollie question
we have just recently got 3 balloon mollies and apparantly 1 female and 2 male- or will this cause problems? we weren't sure of their sex at first...

iamntbatman 09-20-2008 09:09 PM

It may cause problems, as the males may relentlessly harass the females by trying to breed with them. The suggested sex ratio for livebearers is one male to 2 or even 3 females.

southafrica1001 09-22-2008 06:25 AM

yea i agree with iamntbatman - try taking one male back to the lfs and trading it for a female. Females can die from stress if the males are constantly chasing and harrasing them. good luck :D

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