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The colorful active Molly, Short-finned Molly, Sailfin Molly, or Mexican Sailfin Molly has long held the position of being a most popular fish because it is peaceful, relatively hardy, inexpensive, and readily bred!
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I just bought my Mollies today and noticed that one of them might be pregnant. While I was looking up information about it she started giving birth! The last time I counted there were 16 babies and since then she's had more. I've given up counting.
Hi, I recently purchased 3 Dalmation Mollies 2 only lasted 3 mos. 1 is still a member of my fish community. He (I think it's a he) has turned pure black. The other 2 mollies who died were also transforming to black. Has anybody experienced this before? My original Dalmation 'Mephisto' who's now black is mean to the 3 new Dalmations. I am searching the web and my aquarium books to find any info I can on Dalmation Mollies. Anyone who has any insight please let me know, it will be greatly appreciated by me and my new Molly group.
I have 19 black molly babies. They love to swim fast, they also jump. They were just born.
I got a Balloon Molly and a Black Molly. The Balloon Molly is a female, so I named her Molly. The Black Molly is a male, so I named him Blackie. I hope they have babies. That would be cool! I'll wait and see.
My molly only had 6 babies!
I had a molly and he or she would always get the food first and guard it all for itself. One day I brought home a shrimp and put in the tank, the next week it was gone so I just bought another. But the next week it was gone too. Then I found out it was the molly. These are really good fish.
I bought a Yo Yo loach the other day. In the clear bag with my Yo Yo loach was a baby Balloon Molly. It hides behind the air tubes a lot. It eats the flake food I feed to my other fish. I can't wait until it gets bigger. It's so cute. I'll have fun watching my baby molly grow.
Hey i have a regular molly. It has a huge problem, one of its eyes has been completely covered by a white substance. Also upon further review i saw that one of it gills has a medium sized gap (which is red). But it still eats and interacts with other fish and my other fish have been living with it for a pretty long time with out catching whatever it has. Thanks!
We just decided to start breeding mollies. We bought 2 sailfin females, one ballon female, and one male ballon. I plan to let the ballon breed all the females. Wondering what they will look like. I have enjoyed them so far. I do believe at least two of them are pregnant and wondering if the third isn't as well. We think maybe we bought them that way, so we are expect LOTS of fry soon. I haven't decided if i am going to put them in a hatchery yet or not. I might not since i have 3 females that could have lots of fry and they are only in a 10gal. I do have a 2 gal to use as a hatchery if i have to until they get a little bigger. These are great and very active fish. My kids love to watch them. They will even follow your finger around on the glass. So cool!
me and my other half have been breeding mollies and platys for about 5 months now. with our two huge tanks, our beautiful dalmation mollies x4, black mollies x3, albino molly, and 5 platys, we've been blest with 46 babies! we had to give some to our family away as we ended up with too many.
we believe the key to a good survival rate is plenty of plants and caves!