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All of the above. Most likely is that they were not fertilized so she swallowed them when they did not develop. But she also could have spit...the other fish eat the fry the moment they are spit. I have seen adults hovering around the mother when she is about to spit...waiting like vultures.

If you want to save fry, have a cycled fry tank ready and put the mom in the separate tank before she spits. Also remove her within 24 hours after she spits or she herself will start eating them.
 
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