Is my Red Wag Platy pregnant

Discussion in 'More Freshwater Aquarium Topics' started by CodyJ, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. CodyJValued MemberMember

    Hi I went to petsmart today and got a couple of redwag platys and one of them has a bulge on the bottom of its belly could it possibly be eggs
  2. insole92Valued MemberMember

    Can you upload a pic of it so we can help you

  3. CodyJValued MemberMember

    Its just a fat male so I'm closing this thread

  4. ghardinValued MemberMember

    I have had my fair share of pregnant platys, and just like you my first one came from the store like that. Now you should know that platy fish (along with guppies and mollies) are live bearing fish that give birth to live fish called fry. There are many things you should look for to see if your fish is pregnant. And to further help you a picture would go a long way! :;hurryb
    Last edited: Dec 31, 2012
  5. ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

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  6. CodyJValued MemberMember

    @butterfly thank you for the help! Its a girl except it has clear fins is that normal? I wish my platys would breed already!! but my fish would eat them

    Thanks Cody
  7. ButterflyModeratorModerator Member

    Yeah I've noticed with all the breeding there are all kinds of platy colors and fin colors. When I was a kid all we saw were orange with black tails:)
  8. CodyJValued MemberMember

    None of the Guy platys are paying any attention to her...but a Mickey mouse platys is...I would love to have some red wag Mickey mouse platy babys

  9. CodyJValued MemberMember

    Should I be expecting?

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  10. coacoa8506Valued MemberMember

    She may be pregnant, but how many females and males do you have? You probably already know about the ratios (1:3), just making sure! :)
  11. CodyJValued MemberMember

    I have 1:1 but I did have 1:2
  12. CodyJValued MemberMember


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