|FishyGurl101 ||11-08-2008 12:20 PM |
What would you recommend?
I am getting a 5-10 gallon tank, and I was wondering what the easiest livebearing fish to care for/breed would be. Thanks! :-D
|FishFreak95 ||11-08-2008 03:53 PM |
Guppies! There super easy to bread and there are many varieties
|willow ||11-09-2008 04:31 PM |
guppys and platys i found the easist.
|SolaceTiger ||11-09-2008 05:11 PM |
I like platies. :)
|obakebaki ||11-10-2008 08:21 AM |
I'd suggest guppies or platys.
I know for sure guppies are super easy to breed. I started with 6 and now I have well over 50, and I didn't even take any special precautions like a breeder box or net.
Many livebearers eat their young . Being as how you expressed an interest in breeding I would suggest you look at some used 10 gal. tanks and a larger tank or tanks as well.
|FishyGurl101 ||11-10-2008 08:03 PM |
Will do, thanks y'all
I actually have had a 10 gallon with some platys, and WITHOUT babies D :
|Tyyrlym ||11-11-2008 08:12 AM |
Guppies breed like rabbits. If you're going to mix males and females in the same tank just prepare for a population explosion. You can't avoid it, its going to happen. So if you're going to breed them have a plan for dealing with all the young they will produce.
|iamntbatman ||11-12-2008 11:42 PM |
Endler's livebearers stay smaller than fancy guppies - about the size of feeder guppies. The males have some amazing colors, and they don't eat their fry.
|okiemavis ||11-13-2008 09:59 PM |
I'd say endlers or guppies, just cuz mollies, platies and swordtails are larger. You won't have room for a single drop of mollies once they're grown in a 10G tank.
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