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lioness501 01-09-2007 01:31 PM

i have a pregnant molly (called maureen) and she is very heavily pregnant. tho it seems she has been for ages, i got her a month ago and still no fry? she is huge in comparison to my other 2 females.she also seems to always have trailing solids? its always brown in colour, is she constipated??? also is it normal for mollies to hang out on the surface??? all 5 seem to do this but none seem poorly they r extemly active and feed well. any advice deeply appreciated, thanks , alex

lioness501 01-09-2007 04:51 PM


Lupin 01-09-2007 05:47 PM

Hi Lioness.:wave:

Yes, it's normal for them to hang on surface. I would assume it could be constipated. Green peas will work for them.:)

fish_4_all 01-09-2007 11:29 PM

Be prepared for a huge batch of babies! The trailing poo is normal for female live bearers, my swords do it all the time when they are about 10 days out until they drop.

lioness501 01-10-2007 04:47 AM

thanks for the replies ill b watchin her closely!

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