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lioness501 01-27-2007 04:58 AM

balloon molly, yellow eggs?
 
i noticed my balloon molly(Maureen) acting rather strange, so i placed her in a breeder net in the calmest way possible, and she didnt seem stressed at all. i kept a watchful eye on her and she was giving borth to wat looked like perfectly formed, round yellow eggs?? no babies tho? they were like jelly and my goldfish soon sucked them through the net. she was doin this for about half an hour and id say there was about 20 eggs. is this her giving birth prematurely to unformed fry?? or did she abort? i been waiting 2 months for her to give birth but no joy????

musho3210 01-27-2007 11:43 AM

they could possibly be unfertilzed babies.

Lupin 01-27-2007 06:34 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by musho3210
they could possibly be unfertilzed babies.

More like stillborn babies to me. Any stress-related factors can cause this.

lioness501 01-29-2007 11:07 AM

they were clear yellow, did not resemble babies at all, like the size of a small ball bearing???

Matt 01-29-2007 11:13 AM

I Think That They Were Unfertile.

lioness501 01-29-2007 11:22 AM

oh i get it
is it possible for a certain fish to b infertile????

Matt 01-29-2007 11:24 AM

pretty sure.

lioness501 01-29-2007 11:25 AM

owwwwwwwww was really hopin for her to breed

FDStation152 01-29-2007 04:13 PM

more likely just a case of the eggs themselves being unfertilized or in some other way defective. such things happen...doesn't mean the female is actually infertile though.

lioness501 01-29-2007 06:20 PM

so there is hope!!!


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