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Old 04-05-2011, 07:00 AM   #1
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Prego balloon molly?

I just got it a few days ago and theyr wer baby's in the tank when I bought this one, does it look it's pregnant?
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Old 04-05-2011, 08:22 AM   #2
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Looks that way to me but the pics not brilliant. If you could get a better pic I'm sure we could give you a definite answer
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Old 04-05-2011, 09:11 AM   #3
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It is hard to tell from that picture. We really need a full body shot (the part we need to see is hidden).
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Old 04-05-2011, 09:46 AM   #4
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Look under the bulge is there a little white dot? It's called an ovipositor (at least it is in female Bettas) that is the indication that indeed it is
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Beware, if she is pregnant, it's very difficult for balloon mollies to give birth. The way they were bred, she might not survive.
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Old 04-06-2011, 03:11 PM   #6
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She has the dot your speaking of. Too hard to get a pic tho lol. But there wer fry in the tank when I purchases her I'm assuming they wer hers? If so when will he give birth again? I got two of the babies when I got her and have them in a breeders net so when she's ready to give birth again I can put her in that to keep her safe. Also is it easy to tell between male and female? Because I purchased 2 more so I have a total of 4 + the 2 fry
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She has the dot your speaking of. Too hard to get a pic tho lol. But there wer fry in the tank when I purchases her I'm assuming they wer hers? If so when will he give birth again? I got two of the babies when I got her and have them in a breeders net so when she's ready to give birth again I can put her in that to keep her safe. Also is it easy to tell between male and female? Because I purchased 2 more so I have a total of 4 + the 2 fry
That im not very sure about telling them apart but the dot is called an ovipositor, and that's where all the magic happens...I'll have to do a little research on the breed to figure out how long it takes to give birth! Ps-Congrats on fry and pregnancy
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Well with my limited research on my phone, I found mollies stay pregnant for about 4 weeks maybe a little longer...how long has it been again?
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It's been about two. And I found out how to sex them. I have 2 m and 2 f
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It's been about two. And I found out how to sex them. I have 2 m and 2 f
Well that's good news! Right?
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Yep. I got one more today to make 5 . Its female. yellow and
White with black spots
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Yep. I got one more today to make 5 . Its female. yellow and
White with black spots
Ooooh! Nice, no change in the pregnancy?
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Ain't she pretty though! Such a lil fatty!
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I just added some balloon mollies to my molly collection and they are by far the easiest to sex. My female just had fry 3 days ago, he gavid spot got REALLY dark before she had them and she looked hug, she also hung real close to the bottom 2-3 days prior to dropping them. GL
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Congrats Tasha! How bout you John?! Fry...yet??
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Nope looks close tho lol
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