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Old 06-30-2013, 01:05 PM   #1
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pregnant?

Can anyone confirm that ginger us pregnant?

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Old 06-30-2013, 06:15 PM   #2
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She definitely looks pregnant alright. Any chance of a close up picture???
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Old 06-30-2013, 06:24 PM   #3
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Have played around with some pics I've got and zoomed in a but. Everytime she's in a good place, I get the camera out and she moves!
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Old 06-30-2013, 07:07 PM   #4
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She will start to 'square' off, as depicted in the picture below. That is the main sign of imminent birth. Other signs are, hanging around the bottom of the tank usually beside the heater, she stops eating, becomes very lethargic. I would guess she has at least a week left. It can be tricky to guess though, as if it's her first batch, they tend not to get too big.....
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Old 06-30-2013, 07:59 PM   #5
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Hi she is pregnant but still got like a week left as she will develope her gravid spot and square off
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:59 AM   #6
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Best get a breeder tank asap then! Very excited!
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:30 AM   #7
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Be careful with moving her. She may cancel her birth (prolong it) if she feels threatened or stressed. Best bet is keep watch and have a tiny net ready to scoop up little specks of fishys
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:31 AM   #8
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Breeder tank ordered! What food/supplements will the fry need? I've got tropical fish flakes, algae wafers and algae pellets at tho mo x
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Get some java moss. The little fish will pick at that for awhile the crumble flakes and feed them that. Dont use a filter on the breeder tank. A low low powered sponge filter is best
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Old 07-01-2013, 02:35 AM   #10
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Just read the above comment. I'm worried that, due to working alot I may be too late to catch the babies. I've got a gold barb, 2 angels, 3 other platys and a twig catfish in the tank x
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