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Hi guys can use tell me what the orange patch is on this girl is ? The male dosent have it. Many thanks in advance. [Image: Dj0RKiul.jpg]
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Its either her colouring, internal organs or maybe even fry. When swordtails and other livebearers get pregnant or gravid the eggs can be seen, depending on the fish’s colour the patch shows can be dark brown/black or light. The gravid spot is just before the anal fin.
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(29-09-2019, 11:07 AM)Gingerlove05 Wrote: Its either her colouring, internal organs or maybe even fry. When swordtails and other livebearers get pregnant or gravid the eggs can be seen, depending on the fish’s colour the patch shows can be dark brown/black or light. The gravid spot is just before the anal fin.
Well I was thinking baby's but I didn't want to sound like a tube. Because the male dosent have that and when you look close ( I can't get a good pic ) but it looks like little orange balls ...
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Gravid/pregnant Big Grin
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(29-09-2019, 11:36 AM)Gingerlove05 Wrote: Gravid/pregnant Big Grin
Awwww fantastic 😎   I have lots and lots of guppy grass in the tank so fingers crossed the baby's go hide Smile
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Yeah they will hide, the parents might prey on some of them, but you might end up with some survivors, and she will likely keep giving birth for some time (they can produce up to 8 batches of fry from one insemination). So you will likely end up with some extras Big Grin
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Thank you for your help and Info it's appreciated
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