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Old 05-11-2012, 05:32 PM   #1
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Preg platys

I have 2 mickey mouse platys. Both very preg. Can anybody help me with how I can tell when they are due to arrive?
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Not sure but pics help also, u could try and do a google on it
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She is very big and I can see the babies eyes inside her!!
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Old 05-11-2012, 08:05 PM   #4
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I agree a picture would help us give you a better idea. Congrats on the babies by the way its fun watching them
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I will try to get a picture. How long do they stay preg for?
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Does anyone have any idea when my platy may give birth?
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Old 05-13-2012, 08:00 AM   #8
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Can anyone help?
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Can anyone help?
Soon- she looks square
1-5 days
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How can I tell when she will have them
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I'm not an expert on time span by no means lol I just let them have them when they have them. But your platy will square off and her vent will appear open before she gives birth
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They have just arrived!!!
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I'm not an expert on time span by no means lol I just let them have them when they have them. But your platy will square off and her vent will appear open before she gives birth

i have the same type of fish preggo. what do you mean her "vent" will appear open? how can I tell?
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i have the same type of fish preggo. what do you mean her "vent" will appear open? how can I tell?
Her vent is where the babies come out, you will see it open and close almost as if she's flexing it.
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