Dalmatian Mollies pregnant?

philly27

Hello, I have 2 female and 1 male Dalmatian mollies in a community tank. And I believe one if not both are pregnant. The male is a little nosey and gets into their (females) personal space. I’ve had them for about 60 days now. I do have all the sine qua non things if they’re pregnant. The one in front of the Indian leaf is one and the other 2 pics are the same fish. Thanks for the
 

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FishyFanatic86

If you have a male in the tank then they likely are in various stages (earlier) of pregnancy. How long have they been with the male? What's your tank temp?

They do look a big swollen in the belly region but gravid spot is hard to see (my sundusts' are also hard to see when preg).
 
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philly27

If you have a male in the tank then they likely are in various stages (earlier) of pregnancy. How long have they been with the male? What's your tank temp?

They do look a big swollen in the belly region but gravid spot is hard to see (my sundusts' are also hard to see when preg).
theyve been with the male for 2 months now. the tank is set at 76 degrees, but with it being 90+ the last 10 days its up a degree to my room temp of 77.
 
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emeraldking

If you have a male in the tank then they likely are in various stages (earlier) of pregnancy. How long have they been with the male? What's your tank temp?

They do look a big swollen in the belly region but gravid spot is hard to see (my sundusts' are also hard to see when preg).
A lot of female mollies won't show a gravid spot.
 
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FishyFanatic86

A lot of female mollies won't show a gravid spot.
Yes sorry that's what I meant when I said my sundust doesn't either. My black one obv doesn't as well lol. Coloring is a huge factor. My sundust actually gets a white section near her vent.
theyve been with the male for 2 months now. the tank is set at 76 degrees, but with it being 90+ the last 10 days its up a degree to my room temp of 77.
I find 80 to be a good breeding temp. I'd consider raising the temp a tad. Temp makes a difference with breeding and will promote it at certain Temps, and hinder it at others. 80 is actually the suggested temp, if not slightly higher. Chances are your lower temp is slowing things down and hindering pregnancy.
 
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