Pregnant Swordtail?

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Hi all, I was looking at my female swordtail in my tank tonight. Does she look pregnant to you? She was not that large when I first got her. She’s a marigold swordtail. Mind the flakes, I just fed them
 

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Probably. If so, she'll get bigger and develop a dark gravid spot. Livebearer females are able to store sperm and use it to self-impregnate like 3-4 times. So even if there are no males currently present, she could be "packing" from her contact with them at the fish store.
 
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There is a male sword of the same species in the tank with her. The two get along just fine, swim together peacefully
 

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She is likely pregnant if she has been with the male for more than afew days.
 
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