Aggression in Platies can occur with sudden changes in the environment, improper male to female ratio, less hiding spots or by overpopulating the tank. But anyways, my dalmation molly gets so stressed out by my male that she starts nipping at my 4 albino corys and my … They are considered peaceful and non-violent freshwater fish and can live happily with their tank mates like Mollies, Guppies, Swordtails etc. I even took out the female dalmation molly for a bit, and the male STILL showed no interest! 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. Hi. Well female Mollies are often (not always) rounder than males. Hey guys! Breeding: Things to do for Successful Mating. I just asked a question about my male black molly annoying my female dalmation molly. All the species in this genus are mollies except for the Endler’s livebearer. Always put the female Molly in a separate tank at the time of the labor. The females fin is rounded and looks like a normal fin, the males have a long skinny tube-like fin. Feeding her was a nightmare. Having multiple females can also help the general health of the fish overall, as Mollies … In return, the female will feel harassed, lost her appetite and thereby, die as a result. They have a fanned anal fin, not a pointed one. Moreover, the dalmation Mollies breeding process is usually easier, as the females are mostly larger than the males. Now livebearers can change sex which makes things more complicated. Males sometimes become aggressive in the presence of other male mollies in the tank. I have a female white sailfin molly, and the black male shows absolutely NO interest in her! I've never had sailfin Molly's before any advice would be appreciated. But anyways, my dalmation molly gets so stressed out by my male that she starts nipping at my 4 albino corys and my … Putting it in a different tank would assure its safety and it can give birth to the babies without any fear. 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. I even took out the female dalmation molly for a bit, and the male STILL showed no interest! As for the other fish they need to be in Schools. Moreover, if the males outnumbered the female molly, their appetite is often aggressive. Mollies … That’s it. I have a female white sailfin molly, and the black male shows absolutely NO interest in her! Molly fish, or just mollies, are freshwater fish from the genus Poecilia, in the Poeciliidae family. These fish are native to … Not to mention the Mollies do like a male female ration.

a 10 would be much nicer. 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. 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. Hi. However, the anal fin is the simplest way to tell. You can tell them apart as the males are slightly smaller and slimmer and have the distinctive gonopodium. Female mollies after breeding give birth to over one hundred small mollies or babies or you can even call them to fry babies. There are currently 40 species in this genus, so 39 of them are mollies. The 40g would be good with a school of Mollies. What I would do if get rid of the Dwarf Gourami then get this 40g … IME the Dwarf Gourami and Mollie are a no no. I just asked a question about my male black molly annoying my female dalmation molly. Balloon mollies are livebearer, which means they do not lay eggs. Hopefully these couple suggestions help …