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Matt 01-20-2007 03:40 PM

Is She Pregnant?
 
I Recently bought a few Plattys And This One Female seams Kinda Big But Im new To Plattys So I don't know If This Is A Pregnant Platty or not. Here's A Pic but its not all that clear because shes in a breeding net.

http://www.geocities.com/riverviewhi...?1169328818639

Theres also a top view pic.
Is That size Normal?
If she is prego when will she pop?
I read about a gravid spoton the side, can sum one show me a picture of that Pleaze?
And Is She Going To Pop At Night ,Morning Or What?
:D Thanks! :D

musho3210 01-20-2007 03:56 PM

possibly but it could just be a fat platy. Is it lethargic and trying to hide?

Matt 01-20-2007 04:41 PM

She hasnt eaten since thursday and she is hangin out at the bottom of breeder net acting weird.
Do you think she is going to die or is it O.K. That she hasent eaten?
Or is that a sign of labor or soon coming labor?
I have Lots of ?'s
***I NEED HELP***

P.S. Thank u to everyone who replys to me!

musho3210 01-20-2007 04:50 PM

not eating and hiding means she is about to give birth, do yes i guess she is pregnant. I must say your tank is terribly over-crowded by the way and platies should be kept on a male female ratio of 1 male and 3 females

Matt 01-20-2007 05:02 PM

It's not over crowded it's just since i have the newt in there i have to keep the water level low. And also the breeder net on the left has been there since last night and will be there till she gives birth!

Will I be Able to put the fry in a still water tank
(u know a tank without a filter and water flow)
at least until there bigger then everyones elses mouth?
or i can put one of my extra air pumps in there?

Oh and I know When a tank is over crowded im new to plattys not salt fresh or brahish water.

Matt 01-20-2007 05:07 PM

Also i didnt pick out male and female they were a gift so its not my fault.
and thats another reason that I wanted to breed so then i could pick which ones that i wanted to keep and which ones thati sold to a LFS.
(local fish store)

musho3210 01-20-2007 05:13 PM

goldfish arent ment to be in a 10 gallon, they need at least 30 gallins!

Matt 01-20-2007 05:27 PM

The Gold Fish are an inch and 1/2 long each and they are going into a pond when there BIGGER!

3 - 10 gallons(all 3 fresh)
1 - 15 gallon nano(salt)
2 - 180's (1 salt-1 fresh)
2 - 250's (both salt)
1 - 280 (salt)

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musho3210 01-20-2007 05:31 PM

sheesh ok lol i was just trying to help, you remind me of my ex girlfriend lol

Matt 01-20-2007 05:33 PM

what should i do with the mom since i dont know if she prego or not?


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