- - Molly Fry
|dancexonxwater ||04-06-2010 06:51 PM |
I had two black mollies that gave birth to a molly fry that is now aprox. 6 months old. While both of the parents are black, the offspring is white with black spots. Will this continue through till adult hood? Or is it more like a dalmation molly now...
What reasons are there for the different color?
|biokid101 ||04-06-2010 06:57 PM |
wait u said two black mollies gave birth to one fry?? whos the dad and whos the mom?
|dancexonxwater ||04-06-2010 06:58 PM |
one female black molly with one male black molly. I imagine there were many fry, however, i only found one and that's the one i have now, six months later.
|La Reina ||04-06-2010 09:09 PM |
One of the grandparentd would have been a dalmation.
|Promelas ||04-06-2010 09:28 PM |
Genetics would be the reason! The good ol' punett square with dominant and recessive alleles would show you why that happens :)
|dancexonxwater ||04-07-2010 12:00 PM |
haha cool that's what i figured :]
|biokid101 ||04-08-2010 07:05 PM |
hahah i learned about punnett squares 2 days ago hahahaa
|fryup ||04-09-2010 09:09 AM |
there quite easy to get your head round once you understand them :):):)
|Austin ||04-09-2010 09:31 AM |
Eh, my black balloon molly (whom the only male in the tank now is a orange male, tho there was a black and white one before), gave birth to white with black spot fry the last 2 times now. Your female may still be pregnant from the fish store. =o
|fryup ||04-09-2010 10:35 AM |
that makes more sence :):):)
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