• Why does it rain fish in Honduras?

    3 answers · 1 day ago
  • My Siamese algae eater died :/?

    I had introduced him to a different aquarium as soon as I put him in he hadn’t much control in his swimming but when he did he frantically would attempt to dart above the water, somebody help me understand what happened so I don’t make this mistake again?
    I had introduced him to a different aquarium as soon as I put him in he hadn’t much control in his swimming but when he did he frantically would attempt to dart above the water, somebody help me understand what happened so I don’t make this mistake again?
    5 answers · 2 days ago
  • Why is my betta is not eating?

    I feed it national geographic betta pellets (from petsmart) mostly and sometimes goldfish flakes. I never see it eating after I put the food in.
    I feed it national geographic betta pellets (from petsmart) mostly and sometimes goldfish flakes. I never see it eating after I put the food in.
    7 answers · 5 days ago
  • What is your favourite food? Fish?

    9 answers · 7 days ago
  • Best Guppy Fry Control Fish?

    Best answer: My Bolivian Ram (Mikrogeophagus altispinosus) was a much better fry eater than I had anticipated when I got him, so you might look into one of those. I haven't tried him with Guppies, but I used to get Panda Cory fry regularly but haven't seen a single one since adding this guy. Once I researched that... show more
    Best answer: My Bolivian Ram (Mikrogeophagus altispinosus) was a much better fry eater than I had anticipated when I got him, so you might look into one of those. I haven't tried him with Guppies, but I used to get Panda Cory fry regularly but haven't seen a single one since adding this guy. Once I researched that more, they are often specifically suggested as fry eaters for a variety of fish types, including Guppies. He does hang out mostly in the bottom. He shouldn't bother your full grown Guppies at all. Do make sure it is a true Bolivian Ram and not his cousin the German Blue Ram (Mikrogeophagus ramirezi). German Blue Rams are pretty, but they need an extremely low pH and very soft water that wouldn't work well with Guppies. Bolivian Rams can adjust to anywhere between 6-8 pH, easily, though. They are also very intelligent and love to watch their people outside the tank. They can even tell the difference between individual humans. Try and get only one though, so they don't compound the overpopulation problem.

    Another good option would be either a Dwarf Gourami or a female Betta. You'd need to choose between the two, as they are so closely related that they get very territorial with each other. Make sure not to get a male Betta, too, as they tend to be set off by Guppies just like they would be another male Betta. Both of these species tend to hang out in the upper areas of the tank, so one would work well in concert with the Bolivian Ram if you found you still had some fry the Ram missed. They are also very prettily colored and make a good center piece fish.

    Make sure that whatever you get, you get them also because you like them and not just for them to perform a function.
    6 answers · 6 days ago
  • Is my goldfish secretly a wizard that will wipe out planet earth?

    I’m just super suspicious
    I’m just super suspicious
    9 answers · 1 week ago
  • What is bad about guppies?

    6 answers · 6 days ago
  • Can we make fish abuse a thing ?

    Best answer: you would need to call/email your senator or protest some other way. Yes they would need to set a standard and figure out how to regulate it. And they should!
    Best answer: you would need to call/email your senator or protest some other way. Yes they would need to set a standard and figure out how to regulate it. And they should!
    5 answers · 1 week ago
  • Why don’t fish drown?

    7 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Can I add in a beta fish in with two guppies, a snail and one African dwarf frog?

    Best answer: If you have a ten gallon tank or larger, Many betta fish will do well with tank mates. But guppies are not a good choice. Guppies are fin nippy, and bettas have vulnerable fins. Also, fany tailed guppies can look a littlle to much like rival bettas and fighting and stress may happen. african dwarf frogs are... show more
    Best answer: If you have a ten gallon tank or larger, Many betta fish will do well with tank mates.
    But guppies are not a good choice.
    Guppies are fin nippy, and bettas have vulnerable fins. Also, fany tailed guppies can look a littlle to much like rival bettas and fighting and stress may happen.

    african dwarf frogs are social and you need to keep at least 3. You can keep 3 ADFs and a betta in a 10 gallon, Thogh you are likely to have to hand/spot feed the frogs every day.
    6 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Hi I have a dormant 10 gallon tank. I was wondering a good fish for it. I was thinking bettas but I want multiple. Can female be together?

    Best answer: Female Bettas can be together, but they need large groups and enough territory to go around, which would really need a 20 gallon or larger. Male Bettas will attack other males and can't be kept in mixed sex groups long term. Besides, Bettas are tropical fish that need a temperature between 78-82... show more
    Best answer: Female Bettas can be together, but they need large groups and enough territory to go around, which would really need a 20 gallon or larger. Male Bettas will attack other males and can't be kept in mixed sex groups long term. Besides, Bettas are tropical fish that need a temperature between 78-82 degrees.

    Cichlids are generally all tropical as well. Even Dwarf Cichlids require a 30 gallon or larger tank, and most African Cichilds need a 55 gallon or larger tank. An exception to needing larger tank sizes are the Shell Dwelling Cichlids. You should be able to fit a pair of Brevis Shelldwellers or a group of Multifasciatus Shell Dwellers okay in the 10 gallon, but you would need to choose 1 species and they would need to be the only type of fish in the tank. They also have exacting requirements: shells such as escargot shells to live in, aragonite sand, a high pH and hardness level, etc.

    If you are attracted to female Bettas, you might look into Peacock Gudgeons. These guys look similar enough to female Bettas that a female Betta will attack them thinking they are another female. They are bright, colorful little things that hang out in the bottom of the tank among rock caves. You could keep a male and a couple females together comfortably in a 10 gallon. The only thing with these guys is that they require a staple diet of live or frozen foods such as glass worms, brine shrimp, and daphnia. They would be compatible with a relative of the Betta, the Sparkling Gourami, which has some of the body shape similar to Bettas and have some of their delicate beauty. Sparkling Gourami actually need groups of at least 3 of their own kind, and will guard tiny territories at the top of the tank among floating plants. Like with Bettas, males will build bubble nests and guard their young. But Sparkling Gourami are much more peaceful. A trio of each species would be about full stocking for your 10 gallon. The only thing with this is that both Peacock Gudgeons and Sparkling Gourami are tropical, so you would need a heater.

    For cold water fish, White Cloud Mountain Minnows are an option for a 10 gallon. They need 6 of their own kind, and 6 would fully stock the tank. If you look around you should be able to find long fin varieties. These are fairly hardy fish, too.
    8 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Why is my betta fish suddenly being mean to tank mate after nine months of being peacefull?

    My female Betta has a Cory car fish tank mate and have lived peacefully together for a long time. About a month ago I moved them into an even bigger tank (3gall) and I noticed she is bulling and harassing the cory. She chases him and nips him, I am thinking about putting a tank divider in, is there anything else I... show more
    My female Betta has a Cory car fish tank mate and have lived peacefully together for a long time. About a month ago I moved them into an even bigger tank (3gall) and I noticed she is bulling and harassing the cory. She chases him and nips him, I am thinking about putting a tank divider in, is there anything else I could do? Why is she acting so mean out of nowhere? Thanks!
    5 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • What two betta fish colors can i breed to get a Nemo koi?

    Best answer: It doesnt work that way. The koi betta was an odball variant. the breeders breed 2,00 fish and one was technically misscoled. the took the misscoled fish and breed him and hoped that at leas 2 of its 2,000 children would have the same discoloration, and in this case they did, or we wouldnt have koi betttas today. ... show more
    Best answer: It doesnt work that way.
    The koi betta was an odball variant. the breeders breed 2,00 fish and one was technically misscoled. the took the misscoled fish and breed him and hoped that at leas 2 of its 2,000 children would have the same discoloration, and in this case they did, or we wouldnt have koi betttas today. If you are planning to try this, I hope you plan on what you will do with the hundreds of fry.
    3 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • How long am I supposed to change the water for my goldfish tank and if I do a water change, what kind of water do I use?

    Do I use drinking water, or do I have to put water conditioner for tap water.. Is that the only step and I'm done. Just condition the water and put it with the fish? I feel like I'm doing something wrong.
    Do I use drinking water, or do I have to put water conditioner for tap water.. Is that the only step and I'm done. Just condition the water and put it with the fish? I feel like I'm doing something wrong.
    6 answers · 2 weeks ago