lyre tail mollies

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I have seen some lyre tail black mollies at my lfs and was wondering if I bred them would all the fry have lyre tails and how old wil they be before they start to show the lyre tails thanks
 

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Depends on the strain. There are at least two different starins of these fish out there.
One where all of the fish develop the lyretrail, one in which only the males do so.
They generally start to show the lyre at about 3-4 months of age.

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both the males and females in this strain have the lyretails
 
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I got to work today and bought them only to find once I was walking home they were all males
 

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