Female With Eggs?

Discussion in 'Breeding Fish' started by July, Jul 14, 2017.

  1. July

    JulyValued MemberMember

    I can't exactly tell if my female Sterbai cory is just full from food, bloated (I hope not), or is carrying eggs. I can get more photos if needed. They are in a 36 gallon, 5 sterbai cories in total (I used to have 6, one died shortly after bringing home), and one male betta.

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  2. BeanFish

    BeanFishWell Known MemberMember

    The pics are a bit small and far away from the corydoras but to me the fish looks normal. Female corydoras are naturally fat.
     
  3. OP
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    July

    JulyValued MemberMember

    Ah, okay! I'll still keep a close eye on her, just in case. I would love to try to raise some fry.
     
  4. Mcasella

    McasellaFishlore VIPMember

    She looks very similar to when my ablino females get heavy with eggs, so if you have a male or two old enough to breed you will likely see some eggs!
     
  5. DoubleDutch

    DoubleDutchFishlore LegendMember

    Looks as a healthy wellfed gravid female indeed.
    Corys in fact can hardly bloat cause of their plates : therfor if they do the eyes "pop out" cause those are the weakest spots in their armour.
     




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