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the reason i think she is full of eggs is because in late winter they seemed to want more to eat than usual. She is a white color and her abdomen is round like a tennis ball and her scales are not sticking out. When viewed from the top her sides apear to be like a gray to grayish blue color. Also the shape of her vent looks like its flat toward the belly and protuding towards her anal fin.
The males I have are a sarass Comet and a black moor. They 've had their breeding stars since late winter. the comet has been nudging her tummy usually during the evening hours.
No she has not laid eggs before. This would be the very first spawning.
Yes, i have tested the water and the ammonia level is : 0.25
the nitrite lever is :0.5
How long does it typically take a female goldfish to lay eggs? Also somethimes she also lays on the botom of the tank with her tail in the air and tummy on the botom. What could this be a sign of? should i also use freshwater salt with the epsom salt in the salt baths?