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Fall321 04-15-2011 03:50 PM

Is my new swordtail pregnant
 
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I have just bought this swordtail and i am not shore but i think in mite be pregnant can anyone help i have attached a picture thanks for your help

kane chisholme 04-15-2011 07:09 PM

No, it may just be fatt and how many other swordtails are in the tank

Christople 04-15-2011 07:19 PM

maybe fat as suggested or could be a preggy. Once they are preggy once they are almost never not preggy.

Fall321 04-16-2011 02:24 AM

there are 3 including her 2 girls and 1 boy

Christople 04-16-2011 09:54 AM

yepp I vote preggy

kane chisholme 04-16-2011 10:57 PM

That's a great combination for breeding so yeah.. Good chance of having babies
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justinianobrenden 04-16-2011 11:37 PM

pregnant but not going to give birth for a couple weeks
 
she is definantly pregnant all livebearers are almost never not pregnant because 1 the males wil constantly breed with females if they are of age, and 2 the livebearers store sperm inside themselves so even if they arent with a male if they have been fertilized once they can have up to 4 births without a male in the tank. most females and petstores come pre hit so she is pregnant you can tell when she is going to pop because her gravid spot will be very dark and she will look more like a box and less round

justinianobrenden 04-16-2011 11:38 PM

what sized tank btw?


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