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  1. Cories in a Guppy Tank?

    Livebearers
    I have a 10 gallon with 5 adult guppies and an unknown number of fry. I was wondering if I had room for some cories in there with them? If so, how many and what kind? (I know there are different types of cory but I am not familiar with cories.) And if cories are a no go is there any other kind...
  2. Guppy Fry Tank Maintenence

    Fish Breeding
    The day after I brought my four pet female guppies home, I had around 30 baby guppy fry in the tank. Rather than trying to fish out all the fry, I just took the adults out and set them up in another tank. I also took out the filter as I was afraid the fry would get killed in it. What do I do...
  3. Hello!

    Introduce Yourself
    I'm Barbara and I am fairly new to fish-keeping, although I have had single pet bettas before and a few goldfish in the past. I just got 5 guppies that literally over night multiplied to around 35 (one of my girls was pregnant apparently!). I have a lot to learn and am eager to learn, so this...
  4. Guppies and Mollies staying at top of tank.

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, I was wondering if anyone could offer any advice. (as i am new to fish keeping) I have had my tank up and running for just over 3 weeks now. For the 1st week we set the tank up with no fish and then after a week added the following fish: 2 guppies, 2 mollies and 1 catfish. 24 hours after...
  5. Cloudy 10 gal fishtank with guppies and sand

    Livebearers
    I was thinking about getting some guppies and putting them with neon tetras and maybe a sucker fish and some ghost shrimp but I don't know if the 10 gal I am gonna get is big enough? Also I want to use sand because I heard it helps the ph but the person I am buying the fishtank from is having...
  6. 15 gallon stocking

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I am in the process of setting up a 15gallon community tank . I would like neon tetras , guppies , and albino cories . And would like some ideas for numbers of each . I was thinking 6-8 neons 4 or 5 male guppies 3 albino cories I will be running 2 filters one for 15gallon ,one for...
  7. I'm new and losing fish!!!! HELP???!!!

    Livebearers
    So I'm new again to tank keeping. A friend of our recently gave us a 10 gallon tank to start for our 2 girls. I grew up having a fishtank and back then it didnt seem so complicated (mind you my parents upkept the thing because my siblings and I were young). So I did what I remembered them doing...
  8. Can guppies DIE from HARD WATER???

    Freshwater Shrimp
    I bought 6 guppies (2 males and 4 females) and 2 mystery snails from my local petsmart last Friday(2-8-13) and put them in my 10 gallon tank. They all seem happy and healthy but by the next morning ALL six guppies were DIED!!!!:-( My two snails still seem fine tho. I tested the water and the...
  9. Help with my pregnant guppies (pictures)

    Livebearers
    I know theres tons of these threads, but none really help me at all, so I'm sorry if its all a bit repetitive :( I haven't had pregnant guppies since I was a kid, so its all a bit new. Over the last few months I've just been slowly adding to my 30 gallon tank (to make sure the water settled ok -...
  10. Guppies - are rummynose tetras compatible?

    Characins
    Hi - I'm new to this forum, so apologies if I've put this in the wrong place. We have a tank with lots of guppies, some neon tetras, and a few glowlight tetras, (and a very peaceful plec and bristlenose catfish.) We'd like to add one more shoaling species, and were thinkng about rummynose...
  11. Sudden ammonia spike in established tank?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    My fifty gallon has had a change of up to .50 in just about two days! The first day, I did 40% w/c and te second day I did a 50% the next day. Always use decholrinator, my water is soft, these are my fish as of right now are nine guppies, fry of all ages, five cherry barbs [more in qt to join...
  12. Can I get a Borneo sucker?

    Cyprinids and Atherinids
    recently i bought a 29 gallon tank. I currently am part way through the cycling process and have 5 guppies in there. (My tank is currently heated to around 72-75 farenheit) I really want to get a few bottom feeders and have had my eye on a Borneo Sucker (hillstream loach) in particular. I think...
  13. Guppies with platies?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hello, I have a 14 gallon tank, with four orange platies, along with a male fancy guppy, and 2 female guppies. I've heard somewhere that these fish don't get along, and they shouldn't be stocked together. They seem just fine, and I've observed no fighting/fin nipping whatsoever. First, is this...
  14. Big tank problems....*sigh*

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    1. Size of tank? 45 gallons, 36x24x12 2. Water parameters a. Ammonia? 0 b. Nitrite? 0 c. Nitrate? 2-3ppm d. pH, KH and GH? 6.4, 2 drops, 1-2 drops e. Test kit? API Master Kit 3. Temperature? 77-78 4. FW (fresh water) or BW (brackish)? Freshwater 5. How long the aquarium has been set up...
  15. Normal Cherry Barb Behavior? And a bit of guppy..

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Im wondering if this is normal behavior? Cherries pacing the air bubbles, and My male guppy train. - YouTube I added them to a 45 gallon heated, filtered tank, with guppies, and thier fry, two days ago. The fish seem fine together, its the running in the bubbles im concerned about. Could it be...
  16. Upper tank group fish for a 45 gal...

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Hello! My 45 gal stocking list is as follows, 9 guppies, and fry [about 30? am removing more every day to fry tank] will be 7 cherries[they are in QT], and hope to add 6 more to their group. Im looking for ideas for a small group of fish for the upper regions of my tank. The barbs will be the...
  17. Buying guppies one at a time...

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    So, I currently have nine guppies [3m,6f], a bn pleco, a rn pleco, and about 30 fry in my 45 gallon. The fry will be caught, and moved, and the few i cant catch, will grow, and eventually be caught. My nine adults now just swim in the net when i go baby hunting..its annoying! Anyways, there is...
  18. Male guppies always around each other...

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    What could this mean? They are in a 45 gallon, with six females, that are all giving birth i believe, at least three of them are, the Ammonia is 0-.10, nI 0, nA 0-10. There is also a small BN pleco and a small RN pleco. They didnt do this in the ten gallon QT they were in, but it isnt always...
  19. Will Cherry Barbs eat guppy fry?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    Since, I have nine guppies, and just bought nine barbs, and in my 45 gal, my female guppies just gave birth. I do remove as many as i can, but there are still some in the tank. I know that Cherry Barbs are more active, and may be nippy, but all my guppies have shorter tails, and are pretty...
  20. How big do molly/guppy fry need to be to leave fry tank?

    Livebearers
    Fry Tank Vid 1 - YouTube Fry Tank vid 2 - YouTube I have one dalmatian molly and two guppy fry in my fry tank. They are 21 a and 20 days old. Im not quite ready to move them in with the adults, they arent big enough for that! But i was wondering how big they would have to be to be completely...
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