Filled with eggs??

  1. Lyfeoffishing Well Known Member Member

    Okay so I came home from work tonight and turn my light on to get a count of my cardinals (6). I seen a rather big female I suppose and in her stomach I see silver circles I don't know what to do. I really don't want to mess around with breeding them but I have heard that egg bearing can be deadly if she doesn't let then go. Any help is greatly appreciated.
  2. Junne Fishlore Legend Member

    Let nature take its course. More than likely she will lay them and if they happen to hatch, they will most likely get eaten before you even see them.
    Sad but unfortunately it happens all the time and most people never even see the fry.

    Why do you think she won't release them?

  3. Lyfeoffishing Well Known Member Member

    I don't know was just curious and when I looked it up I seen that if they don't release it can be fatal. So I don't know I guess I always look for the worst in things lol
  4. Junne Fishlore Legend Member

    Hopefully she will be fine but as long as she is with males, she will keep having eggs

  5. Lyfeoffishing Well Known Member Member

    Oh okay yea I couldn't see fry making once other stock get into the tank. And I'll be getting 10more cardinals this week.
  6. Junne Fishlore Legend Member

    Good luck, I'm sure she will be fine ;)