How long do molly fish stay pregnant?

When Can I Get Pregnant?

Do mollies have all their babies at once?

Mollies give birth to live babies. They are very easy to breed for the most part, and a single female molly fish can produce over a hundred baby mollies at one time.

Will mollies eat their babies?

Cannibalism is normal with mollies and other livebearers like guppies and platys. As fecund as they are, you don’t really need to worry about saving every last one.

How many babies can a Molly have at one time?

Gestation and Birth

They can give birth to between 40 and 100 fry. Mollies that are young or are having one of their first few pregnancies will tend to give birth to a smaller rather than larger number of fry. When a molly female is near her time to give birth, you will need to separate her from the rest of the tank.

When should I put my pregnant Molly in the breeder box?

I would NOT put her in the breeding box unless you KNOW she is going to give birth. I recommend writting down when she gives birth, and then next time, about a month later, keep a close eye on her… When you catch her giving birth… move her to the box.

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What Colour will my Molly Fry be?

What color will my Molly Fry be? Molly fries can be any color they want to be. Normally, they are close to the colors of the parents. Fries are dark grey but as they are growing and getting older, they will start changing color.

How long are balloon mollies pregnant for?

Guppies 21-35 days. Platies 24-35 days. Swordtails 28 days. Mollies 50-70 days.