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Old 07-21-2009, 06:01 PM   #1
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Almost ready for birth?

she looks pretty fat



any idea? thanks =)

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Old 07-29-2009, 08:32 AM   #2
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i would say so
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Old 07-29-2009, 08:53 AM   #3
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I'd agree, she is about to drop. What are you planning to do with the fry? Let the fry go in the main tank or do a breeder trap?
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Old 07-29-2009, 05:35 PM   #4
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i have a breeder trap shuld i put her in it
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Old 07-29-2009, 06:39 PM   #5
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Probably couldn't hurt. Just make sure you siphon out anything at the bottom (food & waste) with an air hose or turkey baster. Remove the female after they drop and remove the divider. I found after a few generations my guppies lost interest in eating fry and I eventually stopped using the breeder trap.
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Old 07-31-2009, 03:38 PM   #6
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she still didnt have them yet. are those type of fish just big like that or is she really pregnant?
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Old 07-31-2009, 04:12 PM   #7
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was she called a "molly" or a "balloon molly" balloon mollys always look like that i think

EDIT: actually after looking at the picture again she still looks bigger then the average balloon molly

below picture is a ballon molly

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Old 07-31-2009, 09:07 PM   #8
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yeap thats it but that pic is a male and it looks exaclty like the male i have. it doesnt matter cause there the same species. and yea they were called balloon mollies when i bought them. are females just fat like that or is mine acutally pregnant? becuase now shes hiding behind the filter and shes moving around weird and breathing faster are those signs? i have a breeding cage too but shes not in it.
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Old 08-01-2009, 03:17 PM   #9
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Even for a balloon molly I would say it is still pretty big. I'm not too familiar with mollies but my guppies would drop soon if they looked like that. HTH.
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Old 08-04-2009, 02:56 PM   #10
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she still hasent dropped yet but shes acting how a pregnant mollie would act its weird im confused haha
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Old 08-04-2009, 09:10 PM   #11
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She does look very big.
Just before the fry come out you will white round the hole.
If you see white at her rear she will drop any time.
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