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Pregnant praecox?

Discussion in 'Cyprinids, Characins and Atherinids' started by ellena, Jan 22, 2018.

  1. ellena

    ellena Member

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    I can’t find a pic online anywhere of what she would look like. I have 4 females and one looks different, deeper in the body. I’ve tried and tried to see her from end on/above to compare with the others, but no luck.
    How do they breed? I’ve seen videos of the spawning, but does she lay eggs which he then fertilises externally? What stage is the spawning at?
    Thanks for reading my fish breeding newb qs, I’ve had fish for ages but none have ever bred. Of course, I’ve never kept livebearers!
    Edit with a couple of pics, 2 regular females and then the deep one with a guppy photo bomb

     

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    Praecox are no livebearers ;) Without any male nothing will happen at all, even though she might be full of eggs.
     
  3. ellena

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    Well, there’s 4 females and 3 males, so maybe...
    Does she look full of eggs?
     

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