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Mollys for life 02-06-2011 05:04 PM

Molly Pregnant??
 
can you tell me if my molly lookks pregnant http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/m...0767-11466.jpg

Christople 02-06-2011 05:29 PM

It is hard to tell with the quality of the photo but describe what she looks like

Mollys for life 02-06-2011 05:53 PM

kinda fat dalmation

Mollys for life 02-06-2011 06:00 PM

http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/m...0786-11469.jpg

Ostara 02-07-2011 01:06 PM

I love these questions. :lol:

It's a female, so yes, she's pregnant. Female livebearers will just about be pregnant from the time they are old enough to be sexed to the time they die unless you completely isolate them from males. They have multiple "batches" of fry in different stages of development growing at once, and can store sperm for future pregnancies. All of your females are probably pregnant, though some will be closer to giving birth and therefore are more noticeable than others. The only livebearer I had that wasn't always pregnant was a platy that had fertility problems, though the males wouldn't leave her alone and she eventually did have a batch of fry. :lol:

Christople 02-07-2011 06:45 PM

I agree with ostara its likely that its pregnat... Pretty much if there is a male around the female will end up pregnat

fishbreeder 02-16-2011 02:05 PM

definately pregnant

Christople 02-21-2011 09:53 AM

has she given birth yet????


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