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Old 06-23-2016, 08:15 AM   #1
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Is my platy pregnant?



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My guess would be yes.
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I would say yes. Then again, if there is a male in the tank, the females are *always* pregnant.
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I would say yes. Then again, if there is a male in the tank, the females are *always* pregnant.
Uh oh!!! 😂😂😂 looks like I'll be selling/giving away fish in the future xxx

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Uh oh!!! 😂😂😂 looks like I'll be selling/giving away fish in the future xxx

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Me, too. I just found fry #6...
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My platy had babies 2 months ago. My aquarium person said they can be pregnant for as long as 6 mo. without giving birth. He removed all platys from tank...took them home to start his young dtr with her own tank. Replaced them with male guppies.

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6 months was the idea I had as well. I think there has been a study done somewhere.
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6 months was the idea I had as well. I think there has been a study done somewhere.
So, even if I get rid of the two adult males among my platys, I could still be seeing fry for another six months?

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So, even if I get rid of the two adult males among my platys, I could still be seeing fry for another six months?

Great.
I'm not the only one semi-regretting platys then 😂 xx

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So, even if I get rid of the two adult males among my platys, I could still be seeing fry for another six months?



Great.

Lol - I think it was a real outlier result but from memory they can store sperm for several pregnancies (someone correct me if wrong), so I guess could get three months of more fry quite readily.
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