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Old 05-16-2017, 07:58 PM   #1
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Is my Platy pregnant? Help!

I've had my platy for over 3 weeks now and noticed her stomach was quite round the first week... but after a while she seemed to deflate a bit. I checked in them again today and she seems pretty inflated.

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Old 05-17-2017, 12:49 PM   #2
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Either she's the Mama Cass of platys, or she's pregnant. I'd say she's very much pregnant.
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She looks a bit less bloated today, but I don't know! I don't see any signs of fry unless they were eaten. Any suggests? Should I isolate her overnight?
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If she gave birth, they might have been eaten by her or others. What else is in the tank with her? Are there plants the fry can use for cover?

I wouldn't use a breeder box: IMO, the fish get more stressed.

It's possible she isn't pregnant, but I doubt it. Has she been active and eating?
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We have quite a few plants with good cover.

I have a Molly, 2 platys (including her), 3 cardinal tetras, 1 black tetra (accidentally placed in the bag lol) , 2 guppies and a dwarf frog.

She's super active and eats pretty good. I have noticed her being more into the plants. Not sure if thats just her looking for more food though.
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if anyone is curious shes definitely popping out a bunch of fry! probably the coolest thing to see... minus my molly trying to eat them. gonna attempt to save a few and see how that goes
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