Can A Very Young Platy Be Pregnant Already?

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by phantom, Apr 15, 2018.

  1. phantomValued MemberMember

    I have platys, one is very small and looks young but appears to be pregnant its about 3/4 of an inch is this a possibility
  2. Iverg1Well Known MemberMember

    Do you have another platy I don’t know but I guess they can get pregnant at anytime. You might be over feeding her and she might be bloated

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  3. phantomValued MemberMember

    okay thank you,and yes I have 6 females 2 males
  4. Iverg1Well Known MemberMember

    Does she have a black spot on her belly (also know as a gravid spot) that’s one sign that plates are pregent if not she’s probley bloated if she is bloated feed her a pea
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  5. phantomValued MemberMember

    I think so kinda of hard to tell her whole underside is dark thank you so much for the help!!!
  6. Iverg1Well Known MemberMember

    Your welcome try useing a flashlight to see her underside
  7. JunneFishlore LegendMember

    Can you get a pic? My female platy was 3 months old when she had her first batch of fry. She was a baby from my other female.
  8. phantomValued MemberMember

    sry bad photo its the best I could get

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  9. Iverg1Well Known MemberMember

    I see a black spot (also know as gravid spot) congrats you platy is pregnant
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