Pregnant ghost shrimp???

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Steph1x

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Hi guys, new to here! I’m looking for some advice, iv had my 2 ghost shrimps for 6/7 months now and I noticed about 3.5 nearly 4 weeks ago that one of the shrimp had grown double in size and had little (yellow balls) under the belly (will attach a pic), googled it straight away and self diagnosed her as being pregnant! That was 3.5/4 weeks ago and after doing some researching, they are usually pregnant for about 3 weeks, it’s about 5 days over the 3 week mark and just wondering if she’s actually pregnant the yellow balls under her belly haven’t changed colour since we noticed, they have always been yellow, and I’m just wondering if it could be anything else? I haven’t separated the shrimp to another tank as I don’t want to breed and don’t have the room for another tank, so was just going to let nature take its course! But starting to worry a little as nothing is happening
 

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Pic isn’t real clear but she looks berried to me. Sometimes it takes a month for babies to be born. Give her more time. As far as size goes, doubling in size would have nothing to do with her carrying eggs. Good luck!
 
Pic isn’t real clear but she looks berried to me. Sometimes it takes a month for babies to be born. Give her more time. As far as size goes, doubling in size would have nothing to do with her carrying eggs. Good luck!
Sorry it wouldn’t let me upload the original pic, had to make the pixels smaller to upload I will try upload another one! that’s reassuring that it can take upto a month, also I’m not sure why she has doubled in size either but my other shrimp is half her size now
 

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Females do get larger than males. She’s definitely carrying eggs. Good luck!
 

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