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Re: external signs of killi "pregnancy"
Jason Owens wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I'm new to the killitalk group and the hobby. Quick question: with a
> lighter skinned or transluscent female (such as a gold garneri) is it
> possible to tell if females are carrying eggs with the naked eye? I'm
> getting ready to seperate out a pair of fish to mate, but I'm not quite
> ready...BUT if I know for a fact that she's got eggs, I'll hurry up the
> So the question is: if a female is "with eggs," is there anyway to tell from
> her outside appearance?
Almost all healthy mature females will be "with eggs" all the time, but you
can see them in more translucent fish by viewing against a strong back light.
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