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Old 06-29-2016, 10:44 PM   #11
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I have read that they store sperm for up to 6 months as well . I keep them and don't mind the fry . Free fish...lol and if you have them in a community tank , for every 1 fry that gets big enough to see 10 or more were probably someone's lunch . The biggest headache is trying to keep up with who is whos or you end up with inbred deformities . Not hard when you only get 4-6 fry at a time to grow out and keep them in multiple tanks .
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Is my platy pregnant?

I wonder why they store sperm like that? Maybe it's for tough times like draughts but ime the males are right up there with rabbits.
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I wonder why they store sperm like that? Maybe it's for tough times like draughts but ime the males are right up there with rabbits.
I wonder if, in the wild population, males are born far less frequently than females. This would then be a survival mechanism for when there's a lack of horny frat boys... er... male platys around.
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are we still thinking pregnant? Xx

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I'd say so.
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When do you think get will be due? I'm moving a week on Tuesday :/ xx

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