Pregnant mollies??

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Unsure how to tell when mollies are pregnant, can anyone help??
 

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The yellow black spotted lyretail you showed a lot, including the last photo, is a male. The other lyretail with a similar colouring is a female though, and you have a lot of other females (and a beautiful variety of mollies, congrats!)

So since you have males with females, they will almost certainly all be gravid at one point or another.
 

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Yeah, I'd say the dalmations and the yellow lyretail female look like they're probably gravid. You'll be able to tell for sure when they're super round ;) But if they've been around a male at any time, they can store sperm for months, even up to a year reportedly, and continue popping out fry even if you remove the males.

Any chance you could get a clearer photo or two of the black molly with the yellow tail? Think it might be male, but hard to see the fin properly in that shot. It's also a really beautiful molly, and I want one with that colouration now.
 
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Yeah, I'd say the dalmations and the yellow lyretail female look like they're probably gravid. You'll be able to tell for sure when they're super round ;) But if they've been around a male at any time, they can store sperm for months, even up to a year reportedly, and continue popping out fry even if you remove the males.

Any chance you could get a clearer photo or two of the black molly with the yellow tail? Think it might be male, but hard to see the fin properly in that shot. It's also a really beautiful molly, and I want one with that colouration now.


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Yeah, I'd say the dalmations and the yellow lyretail female look like they're probably gravid. You'll be able to tell for sure when they're super round ;) But if they've been around a male at any time, they can store sperm for months, even up to a year reportedly, and continue popping out fry even if you remove the males.

Any chance you could get a clearer photo or two of the black molly with the yellow tail? Think it might be male, but hard to see the fin properly in that shot. It's also a really beautiful molly, and I want one with that colouration now.

Im finding it really hard to find and photos for comparison, whenever i search fhey mainly come up as balloon mollies

But yeah the black molly with the yellow tail is a male and youre right absolute beauty
 
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And i managed to get some okish photos, thing doesn't sot still
 

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