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What fish can be grouped together?
There are plenty of freshwater fish types that can co-exist with other different species in the same tank. Guppies, Tetras, Swordtails, and Danios are just some of the most peaceful tropical species that happily swim around and easily adjust to newer groups.
Can guppies be in groups?
While technically guppies aren’t schooling fish, they do tend to stick around in a group. To answer the question of whether you can keep guppies alone, I’d say no, guppy fish cannot live alone because they’re social fish that require company.
What fish can I put with guppies and tetras?
Plecos and ottos (short for Plecocostumus and Otocinclus) are other ideal tankmates for guppies and tetras. These fish have a reputation for eating algae and help clean a tank, though they don’t eliminate the need for maintenance. Many different species are available, with many different colorations.
What fish will control guppy population?
You can use a betta fish for population control. A good thing about this is that even if you have a betta in a separate tank, you can put it into the tank with the baby guppies and the betta will start eating the fry. This will help you control the population of the guppies and decrease the numbers.
What separates sharks from other fish?
But how is a shark different from other kinds of fish? Most other fish have skeletons made of bone. A shark’s skeleton is made of cartilage, a type of strong but flexible tissue. Most other fish are covered in smooth, flat scales.
What is a good combination of fish for an aquarium?
This offers a different viewing level within your aquarium. A perfect combination would be to have some bottom feeders like catfish and loach, mid-level fish like neons and mollies and a few surface swimmers like dwarf gouramis.
Can you keep 1 guppy?
It’s absolutely fine to keep one guppy alone, particularly if you own a very small tank which would cause cramped conditions if you were to keep several. When buying a singular guppy, many small tank owners opt for a male to rule out the possibility that the fish may be pregnant and carrying babies already.
How often should guppies be fed?
Mature Guppies Feed adult guppies once or twice a day. At least one meal should consist of live food. Unlike young fish, whose frequent meals support rapid development, adults function well with fewer meals.
What fish can you not keep with guppies?
The simple fact that Guppy fish are good community fish doesn’t mean they can be housed with any other fish. Large predatory fish, fish that nip fins, and aggressive fish are bad companions for guppies.
How many guppies should be kept together?
Guppies should be kept in trios – 2 females to each male. Yeah, this is so important we’re sayin’ it twice. Not only does this better the chances of reproduction, but female guppies are also less likely to become territorial than males- so you’re more likely to keep a peaceful aquarium.
What do you do if you have too many guppies?
Take the fry out from your main aquarium, separate them from the parents and grow them out. In a short time, you can sell the guppies on eBay or any other online marketplaces including aquarist community forums.
What fish will not eat baby guppies?
Shrimp are unlikely to eat them, pitbull plecos, maybe glass catfish (maybe because they like to school, get 4″, and can be a little sensitive), a banjo catfish (these guys always have a special place in my heart), kuhli loaches (they like to be in groups of atleast 3), whiptail catfish (they get pretty big though).
What other fish can you put with your guppies?
Fish Compatible With Guppies Genus Corydoras. Under this name there are about one hundred and fifty species, characterized by their: peaceful behavior, ability to live in harmony with other aquarium fish and their White Cloud Mountain Minnow. The Tanichthys albonubes is a small fish native to Asia. Boeseman’s Rainbowfish. Southern Platyfish. Zebrafish or Danio Rerio.
What type of fish get along with guppies?
When choosing tank mates for your guppy fish, make sure they’re compatible fish. Compatible tank mates for guppy fish include mollies, platies, swordtails, cory catfish, bristlenose plecos, etc. Don’t keep guppy fish with large fish that may eat them or fin-nippers.
What are the best tank mates for guppies?
African Dwarf frogs are great tank mates for guppies if you are looking for a little variety in your fish tank. African dwarf frogs stay fairly small which is good because you wont have to worry about your African dwarf frog eating your guppies.
What fish can live with guppies and minnows?
Neon tetras make good tank mates with angelfish, bettas, cardinal tetras, cory catfish, discus fish, guppies, harlequin rasboras, mollies, plecos, white cloud minnows and, of course, other neon tetras. They can also co-exist with African dwarf frogs, apple snails, loaches and ghost shrimp.