Why won’t my molly give birth?

I got this female molly in the beginning of March. She didn’t appear to be pregnant then but since has grown a huge belly. She’s had this big belly for over a month and a half now and shows signs of being in labor. I’ll put her in a baby catcher and turn the light off overnight and when I check on her all she does is poop a lot but no babies! I’ve had livebearers for years and never had this problem. Anyone know why she won’t have them after so long? It’s just her alone in a 20 gallon tank, I removed everyone else and separated them so she wouldn’t be stressed. 

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  • keerok
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    No partner? Poop a lot? That's it! It's overfed.

    • She was with a male for a while... I only moved her recently when she started showing. I’ve been breeding livebearers for years so I know how it works I was just looking for some advice. She is NOT over fed. 

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