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britnyjackson 03-17-2010 03:17 PM

moved balloon molly male, hopefully babies any day now!
 
Hello! Just kinda wanted to get some opinions. I have a very pregnant black molly and she's been pregnant for a while now, a couple weeks I think, and she still hasn't given birth. I have a male balloon molly that's been "harassing" her and continuously mating with her and I'm afraid that's why she hasn't given birth. So last night I moved him into my baby tank, which is only a gallon, and I'm not proud of that but it will only be for 1 more day until he's adopted by my friend, and she seems to be acting more like herself. She has been kind of hiding behind the castle in my tank and I was wondering if this is normal behavior or not? She looks like she's about ready to pop though. I have pics of her under "my aquarium" and will try to post some newer pics tonight.
Take care!

britnyjackson 03-17-2010 03:21 PM

Here's a pic taken 2 days ago....
http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/m...725/a-4876.jpg

britnyjackson 03-17-2010 03:24 PM

and another picture....
http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/m...725/a-4818.jpg

biokid101 03-17-2010 06:54 PM

Well anyday now u should get fry and its totally normal/

britnyjackson 03-17-2010 10:55 PM

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Here's more current pics of the molly's. :-D

christina l k 03-17-2010 11:29 PM

is your female also a balloon mollie? how exciting? are you going to use a breeder net or allow them to swim in the tank?what is the type of fish in your photo that was golden yellow? good luck
my platie had some babies last weekend. bye

britnyjackson 03-17-2010 11:34 PM

Congrats on your babies!!!! No, my black molly is just a regular molly. I think I'm going to let her give birth in the tank and put the babies that I find in the breeder net that I have. The golden yellow fish is a creamcicle lyre tail molly. Do you have pics of your baby platies??? Id love to see them!!

anort717 03-17-2010 11:35 PM

good luck im waiting on the same from a swordtail im excited ive never had anything breed before and is the yellow one a lyretail its a cool looking fish regardless

britnyjackson 03-17-2010 11:37 PM

yes she is!! Yea she's beautiful, I love her! Thanks!! Im getting so impatient waiting on her to give birth, the black molly that is!!!

biokid101 03-18-2010 06:50 PM

lol itll happem i was waiting for two weeks for a female guppy to give birth and at the least expected time it happened so u better watch.


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