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drpound2 02-10-2011 01:50 AM

I'm pretty sure she's pregnant...
 
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I have a picture of my fish from January 23rd and today on February 10 this is what she looks like. Would you agree she's pregnant? The top picture is the older picture and then bottom is the one from today.

tanker 02-10-2011 04:17 AM

Oh yes, she definitely looks pregnant. She's very pretty.

Christople 02-10-2011 09:12 PM

yes should be expecting soon

stevenjohn21 02-10-2011 09:27 PM

I thought that was my fish for a minute !!! looks just like her . .. she gave birth last month, im guessing the dad was a dalmation cos i now have 13 koi pattern mollies.

Yours looks like a couple more days, her stomach will square off and then usually the next day i find they give birth.

Good luck

drpound2 02-12-2011 03:34 AM

stevenjohn21 is there any chance you could post a picture of your molly's babies? I'm pretty sure the dad of these babies will be from a dalmation also and was just curious what yours look like.

julem35 02-16-2011 06:09 PM

I as well would love to see some pics! Congrats!!:-)

Christople 02-17-2011 11:48 PM

good luck

Skunkmang 02-18-2011 09:22 PM

Took me a few tries to keep some alive...

I would Suggest that you make sure you have floating plants in there for them to hide in... i had 5 of mine in a breeder net and found another one after 3 days and he was way bigger than the rest so i let them all out and they are doing well.

They seem to me to grow better when they can free swim.

And if you sneek in after a few hours of dark you can see them swimming about while the big fish sleep

Congrats! and good luck

Christople 02-18-2011 09:29 PM

Yah same here... I think it is because they swim against the current and build muscle and grow... At least in my tank


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