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Old 12-15-2010, 11:56 PM   #1
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Ok so i have a pair or silver mollies. They have had babies before and one survived ( I dont take them out i leave them in the tank and the ones that get eaten get eaten) He's white/silverish like the parents. Now they just had there second batch of fry and i now there's 3 decent sized fry in there. But one is weird instead of being whiteish he is grey...is that normal? He is eating fine and looks healthy but he is greyish which i think is weird since the parents are silver mollies.
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There are two possibilities:

1. He's too young to fully develop his colors like his parents.

2. Some color genes are recessive - which means if either of the parents aren't "true blood" silver mollies - there's a chance that those recessive colors can come out in some of their fry.
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Ok thanks... Was wondering since the only other fish that would look like the baby silver mollies would be the balloon mollies i have in there but they are both yellow...could that be one or their babys?
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