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Old 09-17-2016, 12:08 AM   #1
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Is my Swordtail pregnant?

I brought this swordtail a few days ago (Wednesday, i think). I think its pregnant. But im not 100% sure as this is my first time keeping swordtails.

Since I brought her shes spent most of her time hideing by the filter and behind the rocks/plants/decorations. She was also very skittish when i tryed to take a picture of her. (Sorry if the pictures are bad, she would not stop moving)

So is she? Is she not? If she is, how long till she has her fry?

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Old 09-17-2016, 07:38 AM   #2
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Most female swordtails are pregnant if they have ever seen a mature male sword.
They have the ability to store milt for up to 7 sets of fry without seeing a male a second time!
Now your sword does not look very far along..
They birth every 23-30 days and will have a noticeable 'squared off' body just days before giving birth...2 more weeks at least IMO..
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