Thank you so much for the help that you gave me last e-mail! The anal fins of male platies will turn into a gonopodium, which is the reproductive organ that will fertilize the eggs. Your email address will not be published. Or is she just fat? Therefore, try to put the breeding tank in a window. Hi everyone! You may also want to invest in some extra life that you can use to light up the aquarium at night. Take a look at her, if she looks rounded, and her scales stick out like a pine cone, she is bloated. With a separate tank, you must be careful to match the water parameters of the original tank. Some pregnant platy fish will give birth to as many as 40 fry. Bloated Platy She's not pregnant because all fish in the tank are female, so I'm assuming that she's constipated (no pine-coning scales). So I don't know how to cure his bloating if he won't eat anything to clear his bowel. My platy has already had some babies which have survived but now she is very swollen and lays on her side near top of tank usually under a leaf but now she is laying near the top of tank without any leaf. Now, you may not want to invest in a breeding box, nor are you considering setting up a separate aquarium, especially if your aquarium is already large enough as it is for your platies. Started by Loubaa The Emergency Room. Topics that relate to "Is VERY small Platy VERY pregnant?" Then, her abdomen will start to swell. I've never seen him eat anyway so I couldn't try fasting him. I was noticing that my platy's stomach was getting bigger and I thought I was over feeding. This could help her calm down and encourage her to eat. Process might take longer are egg layers who reproduce through external means fine. Have seen a head or tail on shot to be able to give birth to 570 young, through births. 'Deflated ' a bit off, correct them am near tears take a couple weeks... 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Some pregnant platy fish will give birth to as many as 40 fry. Bloated Platy She's not pregnant because all fish in the tank are female, so I'm assuming that she's constipated (no pine-coning scales). So I don't know how to cure his bloating if he won't eat anything to clear his bowel. My platy has already had some babies which have survived but now she is very swollen and lays on her side near top of tank usually under a leaf but now she is laying near the top of tank without any leaf. Now, you may not want to invest in a breeding box, nor are you considering setting up a separate aquarium, especially if your aquarium is already large enough as it is for your platies. Started by Loubaa The Emergency Room. Topics that relate to "Is VERY small Platy VERY pregnant?" Then, her abdomen will start to swell. I've never seen him eat anyway so I couldn't try fasting him. I was noticing that my platy's stomach was getting bigger and I thought I was over feeding. 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They’re highly popular in the aquarium trade, especially in North America. Relevance. You might also notice the expectant female taking on a darker coloration. Sounds like your platy is far into the process. It was most bloated last night, but it seems to have 'deflated' a bit from then. Female platy fish are larger than male platies and they have a rounded abdomen. Dropsy disease results when the kidneys fail to work properly causing fluid retention and swelling of the goldfish's belly. Pregnant Molly with Babies – What you Should Know? The thing is my Platy is still rather fat, infact seems even fatter than just before she had the baby. Her belly has grown to the size of a grape and i'm just wondering if she may be pregnant. What Your Dog's Sleeping Position Reveals About Their Personality, Health and Character - Duration: 3:57. 2 Answers. Some platies never develop a gravid spot, even though they are pregnant, so the absence of one doesn't necessarily mean the fish isn't expecting. Author Topic: Rasboras Bloated or Pregnant (Read 3698 times) Corona Virus Outbreak: Latest information on CoronaVirus (WHO) Personal Protection Advice - Please wash your hands regularly, avoid face touching and practice social distancing. Some platies never develop a gravid spot, even though they are pregnant, so the absence of one doesn't necessarily mean the fish isn't expecting. There are a few things to know about reproductive age, determining the gender of platy fish, and stocking the aquarium with the right number of male and female platies. A female platy fish differs from the male in its fan-shaped anal fin. Hey, I'm Fabian, chief editor at Aquarium Nexus. good luck, dont forget to seperate the fry. Answer Save. If your platy fish already has dark scales, then you might have a hard time noticing changes; however, you may also notice black spots that appear all over her body. Even though the vast majority of pregnant platy fishes are actually going to eat more food, some pregnant platy fishes may refuse to eat at all. I’ve put together this guide on platy fish pregnancy and breeding, so it can serve as a basis for your research on platy fish breeding and platy fish fry. You should expect your pregnant platy fish to give birth sometime during the night. When you apply these tips, you place your pregnant platy fish in a position to give birth to vibrant fishes. Although still small, baby platies are fully-formed and capable of swimming and feeding right away, which makes it easy to care for them. This is my first aquarium (10 gal) and I have no experience of what to do and how to manage this. Even though you may not notice that your pregnant platy fish is eating more food, you might notice that she is aggressively pursuing food flakes that you drop in the tank. It begins as a tiny dark spot, and grows bigger as the pregnancy progresses. Jaw-Dropping Facts Recommended for you If the temperature and pH are a bit off, correct them. ? A platy fish that is pregnant is going to be much larger than the rest of the fishes in the tank. Remember that your pregnant platy fish is eating for multiple fishes at this point. My husband noticed today that our platy is bloated. Digestive System Of Cows Pregnant Is Platy. They’re available in gold, yellow, red and other color varieties. There are also differences in color, females being less colorful. If the temperature of the water drops too low, then the breeding process might take longer. I seemed to lose a platy every once and awhile when they gave birth. Platy non-illness 8/11/05 Hi there! PLEASE HELP! She’ll also be seeking out darker and more covered places of the aquarium. Platy fish — as many other livebearers — engage in filial cannibalism, which simply means they’ll eat their juveniles mistaking them for food. If there is a male and female platy in a tank and one is fat the odds are almost 100% that the fish is pregnant. Swordfish mature at six to eight months of age while Guppies are recorded as delivering their first brood when only 90 days old! I have a 9 gallon tank, and the molly chases the two platys, i need to stop it, or i'll have to send it back to the shop without a refund. Himalayan Cat Price – How Much Does a Himalayan Cat Cost? I know he's a male, because of the gonopodium, and because he keeps trying to mate with my females. Make sure that the tank is large enough to take care of all of these fish comfortably. I really enjoy the aquarium hobby and love sharing my experience with others. Breeding platies is a breeze compared to other fish that require conditioning and special measures to breed. So I found my favorite fish dead at the bottom of my tank this morning with one of my shrimp trying to eat it. Then today her stomach was huge so I looked up what a pregnant platy looks like and she is for sure pregnant! If it's a platy and it's fat the odds are always almost 100% that it's pregnant. People usually call me by the nickname “Joy” because they think that I am …keep reading, Fluffyplanet.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com We do not provide veterinary suggestions. Your email address will not be published. Conclusion Platy fish that are pregnant often become bloated with a noticeably distended abdomen. Your pregnant platy fish may also hide in a separate area of the fish tank in order to protect herself and her babies. It is on the lower abdomen, just in front of the tail. Even though this is unusual, you should be prepared for this possibility. Honestly, she could just be fat. They will breed like crazy, in almost any condition. A Swollen Abdomen: The eggs begin to form inside of your platy fish first. They can also have an almost rectangular stomach as well when they are close to giving birth. Required fields are marked *, Fish keeping and aquariums has been my hobby for almost 20 years. Bigger Meals: You may also notice that your pregnant platy fish is a bit more aggressive when it comes to feeding. Miley Cyrus Face Graffiti In Beverly Hills OCEANUP TEEN GOSSIP miley cyrus beverly hills sign 3. A breeding box is an easier way to save platy fry. During the gestation period, the abdomen of the female platy will become enlarged and she will develop a dark spot on her belly, which signals that she’s pregnant. In the last e-mail I sent to you, I didn't know whether my platy (Tam'ra) was bloated, had dropsy, or was pregnant, but as of yesterday, I found out. If you have a platy fish, then you might be wondering if it is pregnant. I'm currently medicating my platy, and I do hope that she'll get better soon! You can write down the date your first notice the pregnancy spot, so you can better approximate when she’s about to give birth. My female Platy appears to have dropsy. I have a very bloated platy fish (she looks like a balloon). Platy's like to blimp up by nature, but I think you will have some little fry soon! Thank you so much for the help that you gave me last e-mail! I doubt your platy has been pregnant for 2 months, but it is somewhat possible. They’re nearly always pregnant, it seems. Is my platy pregnant or bloated? If there are only female platy's in an aquarium and any of them are fat the odds are almost 100% that they are pregnant. All you need is a breeding box, which will prevent adult fish from getting in there and eating platy fry. PLATY BLOATED! When a platyfish becomes pregnant, it sometimes chases the male around the tank. There are three methods that you can use to prevent carnage in your aquarium: By setting up a breeding tank, you can easily remove the males after reproduction and remove the female as soon as she gives birth, all the while continuing to care for platy juveniles. Right before your fish is about to give birth, her cloaca is going to look dilated. Almost any female platy that you buy will come pregnant, but if not if you have males, it will become! The content of this website is not meant to be a substitute for professional medical advice. If she looks boxy or squared off at the bottom \_/, then she is pregnant. Good news for those wanting to breed platy fish: Platies are very easy to breed. Download RealPlayer for free - Free Internet TV Veterinary Partner – Free searchable database of pet advice. It's also common for a pregnant female to develop a dark spot near her back fin. Look for Physical Changes: In addition to the pregnant platy. Now that you’re left with caring for baby platy fish, you must know what to feed them to help them grow and stay healthy. You can place a single male platy and a single female platy in a breeding tank and expect that they’ll successfully breed, however, make sure that there aren’t more males than females. Myron Gordon found 168 embryos in a large wild-caught Platy fish. Can i have the 10 points? Duckweed and java moss are too strong choices for these fish. © 2020 FluffyPlanet, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0Uc5r58FI0, My Platys are PREGNANT?! u/CBooy. 7 years ago. Platty - Very Very Very Very bloated belly - Face down? In the last e-mail I sent to you, I didn't know whether my platy (Tam'ra) was bloated, had dropsy, or was pregnant, but as of yesterday, I found out. Some of the most common questions that people ask about caring for a pregnant platy fish include: The exact number of fry that a pregnant platy fish will give birth to will vary from fish to fish. Following these tips will help you ensure that your platy fish gives birth to healthy, vibrant offspring. Zebra danio, pregnant or ... by Shazz [January 07, 2021, 10:33:33 pm] MrChips's American Cichli... by MrChips [December 13, 2020, 10:34:52 am] one for Ian (plankton) by Stephen [December 12, 2020, 01:09:27 pm] Diatoms never going in ma... by Stephen [December 07, 2020, 08:09:30 am] Bruno's Proxima 325L by Bruno [December 04, 2020, 04:42:21 pm] Think about placing your pregnant platy fish in her own tank. Normally platys have their babies in about 4 weeks, but 5 isn't unusual either. They can even improve the health of the fishes in the tank. Add a Few Plants to the Breeding Tank: Once you have selected a breeding tank, it is a good idea to put a few plants in the aquarium as well. It is on the lower abdomen, just in front of the tail. Your platy is pregnant. If it’s also heavily planted, the plants may be enough to offer sufficient cover to hide platy fry from the adults. It will also or feel bloated. Ya. He looks pregnant, though. i'm still bloated after period. Yes, many people feel bloated when pregnant. And from what ive heard most platy's dont get gravid spots and they are super hard to notice when they do because of their dark coloration. Feed platy fry often with small amounts all the while taking care not to foul the water. If your platy fish is pregnant, then you need to be able to take care of her properly. I believe she is pregnant. Take Care of the Water Temperature: Depending on the size of the tank and where it is located, the temperature of the water can vary widely. In the last e-mail I sent to you, I didn't know whether my platy (Tam'ra) was bloated, had dropsy, or was pregnant, but as of yesterday, I found out. To prevent platy adults from eating baby platies, you must take some precautions before the female platy is about to give birth. If your fish would like to hide from the outside world, they can also hide behind the plants, making them feel more comfortable. She looks like she's having some trouble with keeping herself level and mainly just hangs out at the bottom. I have had her for apx 2.5 or 3 weeks. Almost any female platy that you buy will come pregnant, but if not if you have males, it will become! So I have a Gold Dust Molly, that I noticed today is kinda fat. Unfortunately our male died around a month ago. She looks like she's having some trouble with keeping herself level and mainly just hangs out at the bottom. You shouldn’t keep baby platies for more than 2 weeks in the breeding box since it will stunt their growth. In some situations, a platy fish that appears to be pregnant may actually be set. She will produce between 20 and 80 juveniles and can reproduce as frequently as every month or so. Are there any signs? 2 … It looks pregnant to me. If you notice this is happening, then take the male fish out and return him to the original tank. Is it pregnant, or sick? So how can you tell if your platy fish is pregnant? A good rule of thumb is to shoot for a tank that is between 10 and 20 gallons in size. Even though some platy fish owners start to get concerned, these behavioral changes are normal. Hello, In most platies, the earliest sign of pregnancy is the appearance of a gravid spot. About one person a week comes to our site looking for information on a bloated Platy. Female platy's only have to breed once, and can produce multiple times as they hold the sperm, same with guppies and swordtails and mollies. Your platy is pregnant. Swordfish mature at six to eight months of age while Guppies are recorded as delivering their first brood when only 90 days old! ». You need to make sure that you know how to take care of your pregnant platy fish as well. While you do not need a large tank to take care of just the male and female, you will need a lot of extra room when the babies are born. share. No stress from the males and you know she is getting well fed. Usually, this type of behavior takes place right before your pregnant platy fish is about to give birth. Today I noticed the very pregnant platy chasing the male around aggressively. is my platy fish pregnant? While we are hoping that its a she and she is pregnant...its wishful thinking...we think its a male, and he looks like a pine from above... can someone out there please suggest some medication??? As omnivorous fish, they’ll accept all fish foods, however, at the beginning, you will want to up their protein intake to kick-start their growth. First make sure it is indeed a female platy. I doubt your platy has been pregnant for 2 months, but it is somewhat possible. thanks to all who answer., u have to look at the fin between their tail and stomach if it is long and lays against their skin male if it is triangular and looks like a open fan female. Read more…. If you’re wondering if you’ve got a pregnant platy on your hands, the chances are that if you have a female that hasn’t recently given birth, you do. This is an isolated area within the tank that will keep the fry safe after they are born. Some of the most common signs that your platy fish is pregnant include: These are just a few of the most common signs that you should watch for if your pregnant platy fish is pregnant. Some of the most important tips that you should keep in mind include: If you are taking care of a pregnant platy fish for the first time, it is normal to have questions. Plus nasty guppy. So, if you want baby platies to survive, you must save them from hungry or curious adults. There are several gourami species ranging from small to quite large. Miley Cyrus Face Graffiti In Beverly Hills OCEANUP TEEN GOSSIP miley cyrus beverly hills sign 3. I think my platy have dropsy! My Black Platy is very bloated and pooing all the time. I’ve put together this guide on platy fish pregnancy and breeding, so it can serve as a basis for your research on platy fish breeding and platy fish fry. This is a sure sign that the fry are about to emerge. Posted by. Hi, a few days ago my Platy unexpectidly had some babies!! Can i feel bloated if pregnant? Bloated Aquarium Fish Or Pregnant Platty Corpse Water it has gotten progressively worse and now occurs with EVERY meal. You may not be able to tell if your platy fish is preparing to give birth the first time around, but if you monitor her closely, you’ll soon get the gist of it all and with time, you’ll be able to spot the signs early on. Platy non-illness 8/11/05 Hi there! Is my platy bloated or pregnant? If you are wondering if your platy fish is pregnant, and there are a few different things that you should keep your eyes open for. Records kept of a female Mollie show that she gave birth to 570 young, through multiple births, in one year. What causes that bloated, gurgly, gassy, full-of-it feeling during pregnancy — and what every pregnant woman can do about pregnancy bloating. Bloated ‘platy Stop Gas free online and interactive quizzes on human digestive/gastrointestinal system Biology quizzes & activities on cells ... Diabetes :: what diabetes does to the digestive system Read Is actually also better remain in away from snacking during bloating early pregnancy … But how can you tell if she’s preparing to give birth? Parrot Platy Fish are an interesting-looking hybrid fish that is instantly recognizable because of the V-shaped pattern on their tail, with two black stripes edging the margins the tail. unfortunatly I was at work at the time and only managed to rescue one. You might also notice the expectant female taking on a darker coloration. I'm currently medicating my platy, and I do hope that she'll get better soon! Platy fish are live-bearing fish, which means that they give birth to fry, rather than laying eggs in the gravel or plants like many other species. I was thinking she's bloated, but when looking at photos online, some photos that look like her apparently they are pregnant. Pages in category "Digestive diseases" The following 18 pages are in this category, out of 18 total. Sometimes they type Platy Bloated , or Bloated Platy Furriness , or even Bloated Platy Bellies The stomach becomes oblong shape just before they drop. Hello, In most platies, the earliest sign of pregnancy is the appearance of a gravid spot. If you do not protect the fry, then any adult fish in the tank could end up eating them. Myron Gordon found 168 embryos in a large wild-caught Platy fish. : ( I'v noticed that the platy wich is bloated is a female, and it is eating and swimming normally. If this improved uploading of your pregnant platy fish, then she was just sick. I personally prefer setting up a separate breeding tank, then removing the adults once the female releases the fry. You say the fish is bloated? A pregnant platy will develop a noticeably swollen belly. She is quite bloated and her scales... Goldfish bloated on left side with some raised scales. If you have any questions feel free to contact me or leave a comment below. Hatching also occurs in the belly of the female platy. From what ive seen with bloat is a fish will be more rounded up towards the front of their body almost under their neck and when they are pregnant it will be down by their anal fin in the middle of their body. The content of this website is not meant to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Watch the Male Fish Closely: When you put your fishes in the breeding tank, it is a good idea to keep an eye on the male fish. Gouramis are common freshwater aquarium fish. When you have a pregnant platy fish, you should aim for a water temperature that is between 77 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit. They…, Chances are that if you have platies of both genders in the same aquarium, they…, Platy fish can fall victims to many ailments, some preventable, some curable, others fatal. Please always ask a veterinarian for help regarding your pets. (Read 5545 times) Josiemaitland Guest; HELP! American Bobtail Cats Shed? If you know when reproduction occurs and when you first noticed the signs that your platy fish is pregnant, you may tell that she’s preparing to give birth by how much time has passed since copulation, but also by monitoring physical traits and behavior. 9 Weeks Pregnant Feel Bloated After Eating Plant Buy Based Enzymes Digestive. But i am bloated and my stomach is so Tiffany brien knows how to get rid of stomach bloating months I was hopeful pregnant but then my period came Is indigestion during ovulation normal. As long as she is swimming normally and eating normally I wouldn't worry about it at all. Patrick Sebastien. 3 years ago. Follow edited Sep 17 '14 at 14:51. The fin closes to the anal gland is more squared on a female and more elongated on a male. teehee In…. Thank you so much for the help that you gave me last e-mail! The anal fins of male platies will turn into a gonopodium, which is the reproductive organ that will fertilize the eggs. Your email address will not be published. Or is she just fat? Therefore, try to put the breeding tank in a window. Hi everyone! You may also want to invest in some extra life that you can use to light up the aquarium at night. Take a look at her, if she looks rounded, and her scales stick out like a pine cone, she is bloated. With a separate tank, you must be careful to match the water parameters of the original tank. Some pregnant platy fish will give birth to as many as 40 fry. Bloated Platy She's not pregnant because all fish in the tank are female, so I'm assuming that she's constipated (no pine-coning scales). So I don't know how to cure his bloating if he won't eat anything to clear his bowel. My platy has already had some babies which have survived but now she is very swollen and lays on her side near top of tank usually under a leaf but now she is laying near the top of tank without any leaf. Now, you may not want to invest in a breeding box, nor are you considering setting up a separate aquarium, especially if your aquarium is already large enough as it is for your platies. Started by Loubaa The Emergency Room. Topics that relate to "Is VERY small Platy VERY pregnant?" Then, her abdomen will start to swell. I've never seen him eat anyway so I couldn't try fasting him. 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