Scourtney683 Scourtney683
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Pregnant fish laying eggs #1
Hi,
Could someone be able to identify what type of fish I have laying eggs.
When I bought the fish I was told it was Sailfin Molly, but I know Mollys do not lay eggs. Any help on identification of this fish would be appreciated.
I've attached photos of the eggs and the fish in question.
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Fishlady Fishlady
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Re: Pregnant fish laying eggs #2
She is a molly. Those are undeveloped or infertile eggs. Possibly some sort of stress caused her to abort them.
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Re: Pregnant fish laying eggs #3
Ahhhh. That explains it. I had those very same mysterious things on a circulation pump that I changed out and couldn't figure out what they were.