Your pregnant guppy will go through a 28 day gestation … Member. Today, … The pregnant guppy is somewhat hard to miss for those who have familiarized themselves with those who are not with babies. I just learned about dropsy today. Unusual behavior of pregnant guppy fish Things to keep in mind after the birth. was that causing stress? Source(s): experiance. Thread starter lanone Start date Aug 6, 2013; Aug 6, 2013. but it could be possible that she wont have very many fry. Pregnant guppy stopped giving birth. my male guppy was following her around. My guess is shes just a little chubby or the temperature is low so the pregnancy is slower. So, after mating with a male, a female guppy … Dropsy or pregnant guppy? Male or not, it could be bloated (if not a pregnant female). the gestation period is 28 days, a few days more or less depending on stress level and water parameters. I can't tell, but that looks like a male lemon guppy, but it is to blurry to tell when i try to zoom in on the image, a better photo would help. I thought this was a male but then I thought it was pregnant. A pregnant guppy's abdomen will also grow noticeably larger as she gets closer to the birth of the babies. Lv 7. my guppy has not given birth since. 2:08. Kribensis lover. i don't know why she stopped. She doesnt look very pregnant but it's been a long time since I've had guppies. A pregnant female will have a dark mark on her abdomen, near the anal vent. is she stressed out? How to keep female guppy from eating its own baby fry. A few days before giving birth, the gravid spot will appear black, due to the embryos' large, dark eyes. 1 decade ago. Typically, a guppy approaching the birth of her young will seek privacy and a … i found 2 fry in my tank this morning. to 90% she is pregnant. It may even affect her swimming ability. Just about every time you buy a female guppy she pregnant. It is a very familiar fact that female guppies eat the fry once they are born. i read online that it should take 2-6 hours but it has been about 12. did she give birth to more and … Messages 21. It becomes darker when the eggs are fertilized. Thread starter #1 lanone New Member. I'm not too sure though. These pics are from yesterday when it was pooping all day. How to Tell if a Guppy is Pregnant You can tell whether a female fish is pregnant or not, just by looking at it. When a guppy is pregnant, there will be a dark spot under the tail near the backside of the stomach.The dark spot is the guppy’s gravid spot.The gravid spot darkens and increases in size as the baby guppies mature inside the mother.. A guppy pregnancy usually lasts 21-30 days. All I want for Mother's Day is a pregnant guppy No kitty, no hippo, no cockatoo, nor puppy No perfect yellow rose, nor reconstructed nose, No silver spoon from which to sup, No gold-etched china saucer and cup, No trinkets nor blankets, not even books No cell phone, new chair, nor shelves with coat hooks,… ... Guppy - pregnant vs not pregnant - Duration: 2:08. andrewesquivel 108,932 views. The belly will look like a large bubble at the rear, and the dark spot behind the anus will turn to a deep, large black this is called a gravid spot. The mark is called a gravid spot. A Guppy Having Babies - Duration: 8:16. It is an easily noticeable sign of pregnancy. 0 0.