Nano Guppies and Fancy Guppies - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 10-28-2012, 06:16 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Edanaid's Avatar
 
Nano Guppies and Fancy Guppies

Greetings all,

I just purchased a 6 gallon Fluval Edge tank. Thanks to another poster I have decided to make the tank a guppy tank with maybe a mystery snail.

I plan to make this my first fully planted tank, black sand and rocks and drift wood, I want a clean sleek look.

My question is will fancy guppies get a long with nano guppies ?

I think both would look really nice together and make for a colorful tank.

Thanks.
Edanaid is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 10-28-2012, 07:29 PM
What exactly do you mean by nano guppies? Are you talking about the Endler's Livebearer (Poecilia wingei) as opposed to the common Guppy (Poecilia reticulata)?
Posted via Mobile Device
pittipuppylove is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 10-28-2012, 07:43 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Edanaid's Avatar
 
Yes the Poecilia wingei.
Edanaid is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 10-28-2012, 07:50 PM
BWG
Member
 
Not really advisable to keep Endler's and Guppies together as they can crossbreed.
BWG is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 10-29-2012, 12:57 PM
Member
 
Byron's Avatar
 
True, not recommended. Read more in our profile, click shaded name Endlers Livebearer, or scientific name Poecilia (Acanthophacelus) wingei. As noted in the profile, there is some thought that this fish should be removed from the same genus as the guppy.

Byron Hosking, BMus, MA
Vancouver, BC, Canada

The aquarist is one who must learn the ways of the biologist, the chemist, and the veterinarian. [unknown source]

Something we all need to remember: The fish you've acquired was quite happy not being owned by you, minding its own business. If you’re going to take it under your wing then you’re responsible for it. Every aspect of its life is under your control, from water quality and temperature to swimming space. [Nathan Hill in PFK]
Byron is offline  
The Following User Says Thank You to Byron For This Useful Post:
Edanaid (10-29-2012)
post #6 of 6 Old 10-29-2012, 05:35 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Edanaid's Avatar
 
Thank you all for the information.

I have decided to do an all fancy guppy tank.
Edanaid is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
HELP with my new fancy guppies Ma xiong Livebearers 87 01-02-2011 10:50 PM
My New Fancy Guppies eileen Livebearers 3 05-09-2010 09:10 AM
Fancy Guppies Help? paytheplayer Livebearers 14 11-14-2009 02:17 PM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome