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  1. Default When is my platy going to have her babies?


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    My platy is pregnant and I don't know when she's going to have them.
    Here are some pics.
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    Do you need more pics?

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    She looks like she's going to pop and has a really big dark spot.
    Does that help? Is anyone going to answer?

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    Is anyone going to answer me? Her vent is white and I read that that might mean she's going to have her babies soon.

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    It's hard to tell, mine give birth all of the time, but I never see it happen
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    Sorry for the late replies. Things get lost sometimes among all the posts. She looks like it'll be soon. I don't know if there is a definite "today is the day." But I've read it can be up to 28 days from the initial mating.
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

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    Well there was no initial mating. She had babies about 4-5 weeks ago and I don't own a male platy. In fact she's the only platy I had at the time. I got her like 3 months ago and she was pregnant when I got her. So she got pregnant from left over sperm.

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    Sharring my winnings - steeler58 Thanks for the rep :) - rebecca_finny for giving a catfish its first taste of human. - cm12setx pizza for all.  I finished my book today!!! - fishmommie For being MOTM - steeler58 
    looking forward to more rapid river videos - showmebutterfly A little late, but congrats MOTM! - Slaphppy7 Congrats on 3,000 posts! - Slaphppy7 A Cory for Mr 3,000 - steeler58 you could be famous! - SeaLady 
    For following through on a dare! - steeler58 For having a big heart and caring :) - steeler58 Have a cup of joe for the good converstion this morning :) - steeler58 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 T.G.I.F.! - Slaphppy7 
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    Then I'd say she's about due. Congrats on the little babies. :)
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    Thanks! Platy Lovers is raising the babies for me.
    I heard that some have died lately because the Ph or something was weird.
    Oh yeah! I saw that you were one of the ones that answered her! Remember? The babies that looked like their brains exploded. I hope some of them survive but I heard that most babies don't survive to adulthood.
    Last edited by lightfish; 05-14-2014 at 01:51 AM.

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    Ha! Yes indeed. Well I hope Platy Lovers gets things stable and figures out how to keep the rest well. :)
    Increasing your biodiversity increases your stability.

    You know what this tank needs? ........................ Crypts.

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    You were right Compass! My platy had 24 babies last night!
    I took her out of the breeder tank because she looked like she was done and I didn't want her to eat any of the babies.
    (she ate one last time she had babies)

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