Pregnant Endler Guppy - Does this look normal?

Kelseyghardin125

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I purchased a couple of Endler females from the aquarium store yesterday. The employee said a couple of them that she picked *should* be fixing to pop. After getting them home and having time to thoroughly look them over, I noticed that 2 of them look seriously miserable. One is swimming lopsided she’s so big and it looks like her stomach (or the area right before the gravid spot is ripping! Is this normal? Here’s a link to a video where you can see more details: https://www.dropbox.com/s/u3njpc2cb0kv3x0/Pregnant Guppy Video 2.mov?dl=0
I’ve also included a few pics of exactly what I’m talking about. I’ve never had female guppies so I don’t know if this is normal. If it is normal, how long until I can expect fry? I placed these 2 in the breeder box only long enough to get a clear photo of them, then I moved them back to their own tank setup separate from the other males and female guppies. Please advise! Anything is greatly appreciated!
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JuiceBox52

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The spots are the eyes of the fry, she is relatively close to birthing. Please don't use the plastic box, it stresses the fish and can postpone the birth or even make them abort and kill the fry, just let her birth in the main tank, with lost of plants for the babies to hide in :)

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There's nothing wrong with these two females. Just the one, you've been mentioning seems close to birth.
 

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yep, she's definitely pregnant, the black dots near her gravid spots are the eyes of the fry
 

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