Help!!!!!1 month old fry. Platy or swordtail???

JMI6

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I need help. I previously posted about my fry when they were only a week old and most determined they were swordtail fry because she was indeed pregnant. But at the time i also had a female bumble bee platy who i recently purchased and unsure if she was pregnant. Now that they are starting to get colors i noticed 2 with black heads. Below i pictured my 2 adult females and best pictures i can get of my fry. Can someone helo determine the type?
 

Ghelfaire

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I think the orange one is the only swordtail fry, the rest look like platys.
 

Betta'sAnonymous

Member
Definitely seeing platy body shape on a lot of those fry. None of our other fry made it a month to remember what they looked like at that age(hungry barbs).
 
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JMI6

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So strange because i was able to save 6. Also had a female guppy. So got 1 guppy fry, possibly 4 platy fry, and 1 swordtail all born on same day 7-2. Then on 7-30 exactly 28 days later i have found a bunch of fry once again swordtail was only one that changed shape and still to early to tell colors or anything
 

emeraldking

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Picture #2 seems an orange female with a short body like amaculatus platy but the head says swordtail. She might be a cross between swordtail and platy in this case. Picture #3 shows a dark stretched bodyshape like a swordtail. PIcture #4 is hard to tell from that angle to see wether it's a platy ot swordtail. All the rest look like platies.
 
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JMI6

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emeraldking said:
Picture #2 seems an orange female with a short body like amaculatus platy but the head says swordtail. She might be a cross between swordtail and platy in this case. Picture #3 shows a dark stretched bodyshape like a swordtail. PIcture #4 is hard to tell from that angle to see wether it's a platy ot swordtail. All the rest look like platies.
Are these pictures any better?? The 5th one i couldnt get a good angel/photo again but caught a glimpse of it in a few others. Thanks for the input my son is all curious.
 

emeraldking

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If I look at the dark one, the bodyshape says swordtail. The rest are platies.
 

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