How Old Can A Platy Be To Breed

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1 of my other female platys gave birth around 4 months ago unfortunately she died so i was left with some fry and my female I've got now is starting to hide i was wandering if she could be pregnant this is one of the fry the first picture and second picture is my female
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They love breeding and can start very young. I can't give an exact age as all platys are different sizes so its tough to gauge age but I've had very small platys have fry.
 
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Ok thank you were the fry healthy
RyRyTheAquariumGuy said:
They love breeding and can start very young. I can't give an exact age as all platys are different sizes so its tough to gauge age but I've had very small platys have fry.
 

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My MM platy was around 3-4 months old when she had her first set of fry. I know this because she was one of the babies that one of the fry my mama platy had given birth to. Sadly, I only end up with 1 fry each batch ( every few months ) because the adults and other fish eat them.

When they are ready, you will see a black gravid spot underneath their belly and they will be very large ( and hide )
You may even see little eyes poking out ( like my MM platy in this pic - )
BTW - the mama in this pic gave birth the NEXT day!


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Thank you
Junne said:
My MM platy was around 3-4 months old when she had her first set of fry. I know this because she was one of the babies that one of the fry my mama platy had given birth to. Sadly, I only end up with 1 fry each batch ( every few months ) because the adults and other fish eat them.

When they are ready, you will see a black gravid spot underneath their belly and they will be very large ( and hide )
You may even see little eyes poking out ( like my MM platy in this pic - )

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