Now livebearers can change sex which makes things more complicated. Putting it in a different tank would assure its safety and it can give birth to the babies without any fear. Female mollies after breeding give birth to over one hundred small mollies or babies or you can even call them to fry babies. Mollies … I have a female white sailfin molly, and the black male shows absolutely NO interest in her! Hopefully these couple suggestions help … They have a fanned anal fin, not a pointed one. What I would do if get rid of the Dwarf Gourami then get this 40g … Always put the female Molly in a separate tank at the time of the labor. A caring fish breeder will keep a 50-gallon tank for the fry to grow up in and will feed them micro-worms and newly hatched brine. I even took out the female dalmation molly for a bit, and the male STILL showed no interest! There are currently 40 species in this genus, so 39 of them are mollies. Well female Mollies are often (not always) rounder than males. I have a female white sailfin molly, and the black male shows absolutely NO interest in her! Molly fish behavior by nature, is peaceful and social, though males can be a little aggressive towards other Molly males, so it’s a good idea to provide a single male with a mini harem of three females each. But anyways, my dalmation molly gets so stressed out by my male that she starts nipping at my 4 albino corys and my … I just asked a question about my male black molly annoying my female dalmation molly. The 40g would be good with a school of Mollies. Feeding her was a nightmare. As for the other fish they need to be in Schools. These fish are native to … Molly fish, or just mollies, are freshwater fish from the genus Poecilia, in the Poeciliidae family. Males sometimes become aggressive in the presence of other male mollies in the tank. Breeding: Things to do for Successful Mating. I've never had sailfin Molly's before any advice would be appreciated. You can tell them apart as the males are slightly smaller and slimmer and have the distinctive gonopodium. However, the anal fin is the simplest way to tell. In return, the female will feel harassed, lost her appetite and thereby, die as a result. IME the Dwarf Gourami and Mollie are a no no. Not to mention the Mollies do like a male female ration. They are considered peaceful and non-violent freshwater fish and can live happily with their tank mates like Mollies, Guppies, Swordtails etc. The females fin is rounded and looks like a normal fin, the males have a long skinny tube-like fin. I just asked a question about my male black molly annoying my female dalmation molly. Moreover, the dalmation Mollies breeding process is usually easier, as the females are mostly larger than the males. I have 3 sailfin Molly's in there (midnight which is the all black one and only male, kiwI is the orange one, the gray/black one is Ashe..I have ghost shrimp, and a bristle nose pleco full grown just about. Aggression in Platies can occur with sudden changes in the environment, improper male to female ratio, less hiding spots or by overpopulating the tank.
a 10 would be much nicer. Hi. All the species in this genus are mollies except for the Endler’s livebearer. Balloon mollies are livebearer, which means they do not lay eggs. I'd be surprised if your aggressive molly was a female but if so, I'd take it back to the shop and try again with some new mollies. But anyways, my dalmation molly gets so stressed out by my male that she starts nipping at my 4 albino corys and my … Having multiple females can also help the general health of the fish overall, as Mollies … Hey guys! Moreover, if the males outnumbered the female molly, their appetite is often aggressive. That’s it. I even took out the female dalmation molly for a bit, and the male STILL showed no interest! Hi.