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CichlidChick 04-14-2010 01:55 PM

pregnant platy or just fat?
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I just got her a couple days ago and shes either pregnant or just fat. Larry chases her all the time and she shows no interest. Since shes the only female he goes for should I go out and get another female red calico so he gives her a break?

fryup 04-15-2010 05:25 AM

if you have the room in your tank then maybe get 2 more females and a closer pic would help people identify if she is or isnt pregnant :):):)

CichlidChick 04-15-2010 11:59 AM

I went and got another red calico yesterday and the male went for her right away.

fryup 04-16-2010 09:08 AM

fresh meat lol :D:D:D

CichlidChick 04-16-2010 12:27 PM

so i took aggressive male to the LFS and asked for a smaller male red calico and another mickey mouse female. I showed the guy which ones too, I only looked away for a second. When I got home no one chased anyone....guy gave me 2 females. Now Marty is the only guy with 6 girls. My LFS = incompetant ppl.

AaronCombs 04-20-2010 11:02 PM

That is sad lol... However some employee's aren't always the most knowledgeable.

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