Is my Red Wag Platy pregnant

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

  1. CodyJ

    CodyJ Valued Member Member

    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. insole92

    insole92 Valued Member Member

    Can you upload a pic of it so we can help you
     
  3. OP
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    CodyJ

    CodyJ Valued Member Member

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




  4. ghardin

    ghardin Valued Member Member

    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
     
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  5. Butterfly

    Butterfly Moderator Moderator Member

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  6. OP
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    CodyJ

    CodyJ Valued Member Member

    @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. Butterfly

    Butterfly Moderator Moderator 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:)
    carol
     
  8. OP
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    CodyJ

    CodyJ Valued Member Member

    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

    Cody
     
  9. OP
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    CodyJ

    CodyJ Valued Member Member

    Should I be expecting?
     

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  10. coacoa8506

    coacoa8506 Valued Member Member

    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. OP
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    CodyJ

    CodyJ Valued Member Member

    I have 1:1 but I did have 1:2
     
  12. OP
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    CodyJ

    CodyJ Valued Member Member

    *Update
     

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