pregnancy

  1. Sotto

    is my platy a female? and is she pregnant? during ich battle

    Hi all! Quite new to the aqua world and first time owning fish just wondering if this is a female platy and is she pregnant? im currently fighting off an ich battle with kordon rapid-cure and just want to know if it is a female and if she gives birth will the ich medicine kill the fry? (using...
  2. M

    Is my molly fish pregnant?

    I need help. I just added this fish into my tank less then a week ago. She/He seems way larger then our black ballon molly. Please help! If she is when does she need to be put into a separate tank? Anything I need to know?
  3. D

    Dwarf Frogs Pregnant or Bloated?

    Hello, I’m new to this website and not sure if I posted this under the wrong forum, I apologize if I did. I’ve had these dwarf frogs for about a month and got them from a private fish store. They’ve been pretty healthy but yesterday I fed them their usually frozen blood worms & woke up to one of...
  4. I

    Ideal temperature/tank requirements for encouraging livebearer pregnancy

    I currently have a number of platies, mollies, and a swordtail in a 55g community tank with a number of other fish set at 78 F. Is this an ideal temperature to encourage pregnancy or should I increase it to 79 or 80 degrees? I'll likely place any pregnant fish in a breeder net and then transfer...
  5. F

    Fatty platy

    Hi there, I’m new to keeping tropical fish and have noticed my female platy looks like she has a swollen belly. She’s no problem swimming and eating normally. I can’t see any change in her scales either. Could she have been pregnant before I got her? Or is this the start of swim bladder? The top...
  6. S

    Is my new female guppy pregnant?

    So i’m new to the guppy world, i exhausted myself with research, set up a new tank and brought home one male and two female guppies, My smaller female named oatmeal has a small gravid spot and seems to act normal, my other female, Ethel has a dark larger gravid spot however she was in an only...
  7. G

    Pregnant Guppy?!

    Hi everyone. So, I recently got 6 yellow cobra guppies about a week ago and I think one of them is pregnant. Her stomach is bigger than my other female and she’s starting to get a black spot on towards the back side of her stomach. I’m not completely positive it’s a gravid spot though. Does...
  8. S

    Mosquito Fish Pregnant

    My daughter brought home a pregnant mosquito fish. We have given her an aquarium with lots of plants, made sure her water temp is around 78. We have had her over a month now and while her belly has enlarged and the black spot have become larger as well she still has not give birth. I can't...
  9. J

    Pregnant or just fat?

    Hello people! I have a female guppy that seems pregnant as her gravid spot is very dark and quite large and she is not moving like she used to. Is she pregnant or just fat?
  10. N

    My Molly is very pregnant but hasn't given birth, is there any way to induce labor?

    my molly has not given birth yet but she has the gravid spot and has boxed out, sh has nesting habits, and gets the shakes, yet still no fry. I'm worried something may be wrong. Is there any way to induce labor?
  11. T

    Why won't my guppy drop her fry??? Please help...

    Hello, I am having a little complication with about several of my female guppies. They just won't drop their fry. They are huge and look as if they are balloons on the verge of popping. Now between them they are going on about a month and a half to 2 months without dropping any fry and I know...
  12. J

    Are my Molly fish pregnant?

    Hello everyone, Firstly I apologise for any mistakes I make whilst posting to this forum as this is my first ever post. I am wondering if anyone could help me by informing me if the any of the two mollies of which i have included pictures are pregnant. I am also new to breeding and therefore...
  13. A

    Moving Pregnant Cherry Shrimp

    Hi everybody, A couple of days ago I found out that one of my female berried cherry shrimp is pregnant. This is my first time experiencing this so I have a few questions. 1. I have a heavily planted tank, with five guppies (who are very curious about the shrimp and usually scavenge for food down...
  14. D

    Does my fish have dropsys?

    My female platy just had babies last week. She had a really big belly and 2 of my guppies were chasing her like crazy. We figured that they just wanted her eggs. Fast forward a week after the babies and now they’re still chasing her... and becoming more and more aggressive. I tried adding...
  15. A

    Is my molly pregnant?

    I have two black mollies and one seems have bigger stomach. Not sure whether it's pregnant or over fed. It has white spot on the stomach but swims as fast as the other one. It also has a fin just above the anus and two small fins on the sides. I am not even sure whether it's a female. Should I...
  16. B

    Swordtail pregnancy??

    Hiya, My male swordtail was the first fish that I got for my tank and I have recently added to females to the tank for some company from of his 'own kind' per say. Anyway, long story short, I think my one female swordtail is pregnant as she is significantly bigger than the other female. I'm...
  17. C

    Pregnant Guppy with scales sticking out?

    Hey guys, So I have three pregnant guppies, and one of them is a very pale, irridescent yellow, and so her gravid spot isn't really grey or black, it's more like a translucent peachy colour. She was slowly getting bigger and bigger until one morning I wake up, and she's huge! So now the scales...
  18. C

    Weird Pregnant Guppy Gravid Spot

    Hey guys, So I have two pregnant female guppies, and both have fairly large gravid spots and have already squared off but will probably get a bit bigger. Anyways, in the morning their gravid spots are a translucent pink or orange, but as the day goes on, the gravid spot goes back to black like...
  19. K

    Cross-breed pregnancy?

    Hello. I have 5 make Penguin Tetras and 1 female Molly, 1 female Platy and 1 female guppy. Since the females are different breeds from the males I thought there'd be no offspring. However, it looks like my Molly/Platy could be pregnant. Can you tell from the photo? If she is pregnant I don't...
  20. Crazy_fish_mom

    Pregnant ghost shrimp

    i just got a few more ghost shrimp for my 10 gallon tank which also contains a gourami, a Cory catfish, and a Betta fish. I go to put the shrimp in my tank and I see one has lots of little specs inside of it. It turns out it is pregnant! What do I do to help it give birth and help the babies grow?
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