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  1. Angelfish with Guppies?

    Livebearers
    Ok, so I've always wanted a tank and my mom said I could get one if I payed for it (and I have to wait until December) so I really want to set up a guppy breeding "program". Basically I want to selectively breed some guppies, but I can only have one tank. I'm getting a 55 gallon tank, and I'm...
  2. What fish will eat guppy fry and not harm the adults?

    Livebearers
    Hello, this is my first post and also my first aquarium. My favorite fish are guppies and bettas but they obviously can't go together. So I decided to go with guppies, I have purchased a 20 gallon tank. I am young and don't have a job, but my parents are making me pay for this with my own...
  3. My guppy gave birth and now i dont iknow what to do!

    Livebearers
    i went on vacation for a month thinking my guppy who was 7 months pregnant wont give3 birth because4 she wasnt pregnant. I come home to a disgusting tank. and i am cleaning now. i see a fry as i am getting my ghost shrimp out so i can clean i got the fry in a betta cup next to me. i hav fry...
  4. My guppy is not eating! I think she was bullied... :(

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    I have 2 guppies. I think 1 is male and the other is female. I noticed the female getting skinnier and skinnier 2 weeks ago. I was told by a pet store employee to separate the fish. I did and I've noticed the fish still isn't eating. What can I do? She's suffering and I love my fish. Could she...
  5. Pregnant fish?

    Freshwater and Tropical Fish
    hi I would like to see if anyone knows if my fish are pregnant. I have a Molly who looks pregnant and a guppy who might be. Attached are pictures. The guppy in question is the clear/yellow one.
  6. Guppy giving birth when? Important!

    Livebearers
    my guppy has been prgnant since befor december 26th 2014 (pregnant when i got her) and hasnt given birth yet i dont move her often and feed her daily my tank is around 7- degrees. i am conserned that she has already given birth and the offspring have been eaten but I am un sure. Her gravid...
  7. How to guess the colour of a guppies fry

    Fish Breeding
    I know there probably isn't a good way (or even a way) to determine the colour of the fry of a guppy, not knowing who/what colour the father is. So logically I'm going to try:-P. Anyway, I got a female guppy a week ago who is veryyy gravid and looks like she is going to pop, and her body is...
  8. New Tank

    Livebearers
    Hi, guys, I just finished my FIRST aquarium, a 20 gallon home to 14 guppies, 2 bronze cory, a glofish, a dwarf gourami, and about 30 fry (UNINTENTIONAL). I set the tank up about a month ago and added 1 male guppy. 2 weeks later I purchased 3 other males, and 10 females. 4 days after bringing...
  9. HELP! VERY Pregnant Female Guppy AGGRESSIVE

    Advanced Freshwater Discussion
    Hi, I'm new to the world of aquariums. I recently purchased a 20g aquarium, set it up and allowed time to cycle. It has "standard" dimensions, and two out of the water filters, one rated for 40 gallons and another rated for 20 gallons. The tank residents are 7 guppies (5 females and 2 males)...
  10. Stocking Question: Male only tank of Endlers and Guppies

    Livebearers
    Hey :) I'm using AqAdvisor for my 13gallon tank. It's dimensions are 24.25 x 16.625 x 8.375 (measured from outside; so when I type it into AqAdvisor I put 24 x 16 x 8) Here's a link to the tank I bought: Aqueon » 13 LED Widescreen Aquarium Kit | Products Anyway I'm currently cycling it. Just...
  11. New Tank!! Suggestions for guppy tankmates?

    Livebearers
    Just bought an awesome 29 gal hex tank... So pumped to get this stocked! Waiting a week or two depending on how fast cycling goes... My 55 gallon has been set up with plants since 2011 and currently there is a constant new addition or two of red cherry barb babies, usually after a largish water...
  12. Blue female guppy having fry today

    Livebearers
    My female guppy with ice blue tail started having her fry about an hour ago. I have her in a ten gallon tank with a baffled filter and a heater. SShe is floating in a breeding trap that will let the fry fall through to the bottom of the tank. Only four babies so far. She's still plety big so...
  13. Missing guppy. Can zebra danio or ghost shrimp eat fancy guppy?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    I have 1 balloon molly, 7 harlequin rasbora, 7 neon tetra, 1 swordtail & 1 assorted male fancy guppy (~ 1.5") in my 36-gal tank. My friend recently moved out and gave me 2 relatively big ghost shrimps (> 1 yr old) & 1 zebra danio (~ 1.5"). Strange enough the very next day, my guppy gone missing...
  14. Guppies slowly dying

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    Hi all. This is my first post, so please correct me if it is in the wrong spot, etc. I had 6 red albino guppies and one set of fry (about 13.) 3 adult male, 3 adult female. One morning I woke up and one male was dead. Hm, well, ok, I checked water parameters, and everything was ok except pH...
  15. Sick guppies: 1 darkened body, rotten tail and 1 bloated belly guppy. What to do?

    Beginner Freshwater Aquarium
    Hi everyone, I currently have 3 male guppies in my 36-gal tank. One guppy is perfectly healthy. The silver one has stayed at the bottom of the tank since yesterday. He's still eating though. His body & tail are darkening as you can see in the pic My other yellow guppy has been at the top of...
  16. Letting guppies give birth in community tank?

    Fish Breeding
    So I enjoy having guppies, however my local fish stores haven't had very nice males lately but they had some really pretty females. I got four and took them home. I'm not surprised, but I'm pretty sure they're pregnant. :roll: Right now they're in a 30 gallon with diamond tetras, neon tetras...
  17. Breeding double sword guppies

    Livebearers
    Hopefully picture is attached. Its not clear how to upload from a Droid... OK, I had a fancy guppy planted tank that started with metal head yellow veil tail males and Moscow females. After about a year, half black red males began showing up. One of them matured into a double swordtail. So I...
  18. Can anyone help? Guppy with bumps in belly

    Tropical Fish Diseases
    My female guppy, who is about 2 weeks pregnant, suddenly has gotten less active, not as interested in food, and I see some lumps in her belly. One is pinkish. I hope you can see what I'm referring to in the attached pic. Not sure how to treat her, as I don't know what she has! Costia...
  19. guppies dieing

    Livebearers
    I'm having trouble with my gupies, I added 3mollies awhile back 2 dide 1 got very sick but servived. Now one by one my gupies start dieing. First they start swimming at an angle and cant get their tales up then over the course of a few days they cant swim at all and sit on the bottom and die...
  20. Guppies keep dying

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    So I am new to fish keeping and am looking for some pointers. I have a 10 gallon live planted tank that is about a month and a half old, fully cycled. I have 3 neon tetras that have been alive in the tank through the cycling process and am trying to add in 2 guppies. The guppies keep dying...
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