For a few adult platies, a 10 gallon tank is usually sufficient. However, if you plan for your platies to breed and you want to keep the fry, a much larger tank will be.
A single female can produce over one hundred baby mollies, also called fry, You may see the male under the female; this is how the fish copulate. . Mollies live well with tetras, guppies, platys, glofish and possibly gouramis if they are calm.
from how many to how many fry can I expect (I know it can very a lot) . so far. the molly looks very pregnant again, and the platy fry are about a.
I looked up platy fry care to answer your questions. I also through in some stuff I read about for my own research about breeding guppies in the food section.
How to Raise Guppies, Mollies, Platies & Swortails in your Home Aquarium they are hardy, easy-care fish that add great beauty to any home or office aquarium. Just as their Float the plants, as babies will hide at the surface when first born.
Given that the guppy is one of the most prolific fish on the planet and has earned the name of With Sailfin mollies the larger dorsal fin is the giveaway. You can leave them to get on with it, give birth and the fry may survive.
To do this we watch closely for the pregnant Molly female to get super close to much fry and I feed them to my turtle tank because I just can't raise that many.
Molly fish are easy to breed in a home aquarium and are often already She carries the eggs inside her until the fry, or newborn fish, are ready to be released. Female mollies can store sperm for months and may fertilize eggs as often as.
meaning that whole batches of fry can be either all male or all female (and in Do bear in mind male livebearers may not be easily sexed for some months, . It strikes no one else in the tank (40 gal breeder with Mollies, platys, a Betta.