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Lyretail Swords

PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 12:02 pm
by Photoman
Hi I have a triplet of Lyretail Swordfish, 2 female and a male. I have had them around a year. The females look pregnant but doesn't drop. I read that Lyretail's can be sterile. Is that true? If so what is the gravid spot look like pregnancy?

Re: Lyretail Swords

PostPosted: Thu Feb 16, 2017 3:17 am
by dwaink
often the males sexual organ is too long and not functional and that causes them not to be able to breed correctly.

Re: Lyretail Swords

PostPosted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:05 am
by Crazygar
They may be in fact sterile, though it's very rare to find such fish. Add more Females to the mix to see what happens.

Gary