is my shrimp pregnant?

Discussion in 'Inverts' started by Mark Evans, 19 Feb 2010.

  1. Mark Evans

    Mark Evans Expert

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    is my shrimp pregnant? :geek:

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  2. Gill

    Gill Member

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    Yep, she has a nice saddle
     
  3. Nick16

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    we need a side on shot of the belly to see if there are eggs mate.

    if you are refering to the lighter patch on its back, that means its a female. its called the saddle.

    if she has a saddle, im not 100% sure it means she is pregnant, shes just 'ready'
     
  4. Nelson

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    i agree with nick.
     
  5. samc

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    this is the first stage of the egg development :thumbup: in a couple of weeks they will be in the belly
     
  6. mattyc

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    she is defo female but isnt up the duff yet!! :D
     
  7. Mark Evans

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    Thanks everyone! :thumbup:

    i'll keep my eye out for frisky goings on....i'll try and do a HD vid :shifty:
     
  8. LondonDragon

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    Yours is not, but mine are :p

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  9. Simon D

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    Stunning pictures Paulo, I particularly like the 1st and 3rd. Absolutely amazing!!
     

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