Is there a way to help my mollies mate?

  1. llgarfield90 Initiate Member

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    I have a female white lyre tail Molly and a black Molly male. Does it matter that one is lyre tail? Will they mate? Can I "help" make it happen? Dying for Dalmatian Molly fry
     
  2. BonBon Member Member

    They will mate unless the female is already pregnant. That is likely. It doesn't matter that one is lyretail, they will still mate. My Dalmatian fry should come in the next week, good luck on yours.
     

  3. chromedome52 Fishlore VIP Member

    A little Barry White might help......

    Actually, the male will try to mate whether the female is pregnant or not. And crossing these two may not get you any Dalmation fry. It depends on the black gene that the one fish is carrying. There are actually a few of them, and they have different effects. My best guess from their appearance is that you won't get any Dalmations from crossing those two fish.
     
  4. BonBon Member Member

    If you really want Dalmatian fry, get two Dalmatian mollies and breed them
     

  5. Protim Sarkar Well Known Member Member

    Fish fans are crazy for dalmations !
    Me too.