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Re: Fat Fish
In a message dated 11/12/98 5:29:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, Owner-
KillieTalk at AKA_Org writes:
<< >Remember that fat fish? Well, she suddenly slimmed down a day ago. Last
night we were surprised to notice a little baby fish hiding in the corner.
Hmmm... If killies lay eggs, and this fellow had no yolk sac, maybe they
aren't killies. If that's true, they'de also be hardpressed to be
live-bearers because they would both be female since neither has a
Not all livebearers have a clear and distinct Gonopodium, Celebes half beaks
for example and X. Captivus are just two examples that I have in my tanks, the
males can be distinguished by color but the anal fin on the males looks no
different than the females and no Gonopodium is visible to the eye. Only when
it is being utilized for its intended purposes can it be distinguished.
Keep E'm spawning
John van Rompu