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Old 01-03-2013, 10:03 PM   #1
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Is my molly pregnat? If so how close?

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Old 01-03-2013, 10:21 PM   #2
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Is my molly pregnat? If so how close?

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She's definetly pregnant alright and i would say she's ready to drop very very soon.
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Old 01-03-2013, 11:39 PM   #3
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Awesome. Thank you.
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:00 PM   #4
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Awesome. Thank you.
Well, any babies??..Have you got a trap for fry or are you just letting her birth in the tank??
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Old 01-05-2013, 12:47 AM   #5
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Nothing yet. I'm just gonna let her have them in the tank.
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Old 01-05-2013, 12:55 AM   #6
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Nothing yet. I'm just gonna let her have them in the tank.
Well i would say she is due any night now..If you want to save as much fry as possible, 2 tips;
1. Cover your filter pipe with pantyhose.
2. If you've fake plants, bunch them closely so the fry can hide..
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:08 AM   #7
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My plants are pretty dense. Ill try the panty hose
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:16 AM   #8
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My plants are pretty dense. Ill try the panty hose
Your all set so.. You only need cheap pantyhose, new, rinsed but unwashed. Nothing fancy..lol. Best of luck, let us know how ya get on and if ya need any help just give me a shout..Ian
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:00 PM   #9
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Still no pups! :/
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:15 PM   #10
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I'm in the same boat as you! Waiting for my preggo Molly to have babies!
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:20 PM   #11
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I'm in the same boat as you! Waiting for my preggo Molly to have babies!
Hey, do you know when she's due??
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No idea! I've had her for about a week so far.. She just got big like that yesterday!
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:34 PM   #13
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No idea! I've had her for about a week so far.. She just got big like that yesterday!
It can be hard to tell, i had two pregnant recently. One barely looked pregnant and the other looked like she swallowed a marble!!. Guess which one popped first!!!. Just keep an eye on her and when she looks boxed or square, she's nearly there..I had platies(same situation), her anal passage started to bulge so i knew she was near. I just put her in the breeder box and kept the lights and airstones off. She had them the next morning....
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Advice if you plan to keep breeding your mollies. Keep track of the dates she gives birth. It will be much easier next time around to know about which day she will pop! I'm currently breeding Lyretail Golden Panda Mollies.. I simply made a excel spreadsheet for all of my birthing fish.
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That's a good idea! I'll start doing that! So my Molly is back to her normal size.. Don't see any fry though. Hopefully I'll see some next time she has babies! Any luck for you guys?
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That's a good idea! I'll start doing that! So my Molly is back to her normal size.. Don't see any fry though. Hopefully I'll see some next time she has babies! Any luck for you guys?
I have two prego mollies right now. One is due any day and the other not until about the 25th. Fry will hide at the bottom of the tank by plants or decorations. Anything that they feel safe from the big fish! Use a net and move it around the bottom of your tank and see if you scare any fry. Good luck!
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Finally she had them. About 30 minutes ago she popped out about 30 of the little guys!!!!!
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Did you have any signs that she was going to drop? Did you use a breeder trap?
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Finally she had them. About 30 minutes ago she popped out about 30 of the little guys!!!!!

Congratz! Keep them little guys fed and they will grow big!
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Old 01-14-2013, 09:09 PM   #20
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I was watching my tank and one started swimming around so i removed her.
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