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.
Do molly fish 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 long are mollies fish pregnant for?
Mollies 50-70 days.
When should I put my pregnant Molly in the breeder box?
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. Put lots of fake/real plants so in case you don’t catch her in time the babies will survive.
How many babies do fish have at once?
It can often be difficult to identify when a fish is pregnant, and depending on her breed your fish can give birth to anywhere from a dozen to a couple hundred fray at once.
Will baby fish survive in my tank?
Not necessarily. Many fish breed very easily and produce great numbers of offspring, simply because very few will survive to adulthood. The more fish in your tank, the more you will need to feed them, the more feces they will produce and the harder your filtration system will have to work.
How long do you keep fry in breeder box?
How long do you keep fry in the breeder box? In general, the babies should be large enough to not fit in mouths of the adult fish before you add them back into your main tank. For livebearer fry, this may be as soon as 4 to 5 weeks. What do you do with baby fish you don’t want?