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Carrying Eggs Or Just Sick?

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I recently read online that African Cichlid females reproduce by carrying eggs within the mouth. I just noticed one of my fish has an enlarged mouth, more particularly the chin (bottom bottom?). I'm not sure whether this is true and it is carrying eggs or if it is getting sick. I wanted to find out prior to posting in the illness section. Thanks!
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Sounds like she's carrying eggs. When they have a mouthful the buccal pouch will bulge, getting bigger as the fry mature.
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