Can Molly live with guppies?
Yes, guppies and mollies can live together, and they actually work well together. However, if the right requirements aren’t met, then some aggression may occur (from the mollies.) And there is always a slight risk that mollies will nip fish that have long fins such as guppies.
Can mollies have babies with guppies?
Potential cross breeding between guppies and mollies These adult fish are not fertile and will not reproduce. Sadly, most babies from the guppies and mollies will die before, during or shortly after they are born. Both guppies and mollies can carry sperm for a long time after reproducing.
Are Molly and guppies the same?
Mollies and guppies are very similar in nature. Both are peaceful fish and they are live-bearers. This means, that they will not lay eggs, but will give birth to live fry.
How long do guppies and mollies live?
The short answer is that mollies live for about 5 years. However, there are many factors that determine their lifespan such as diet, tank conditions, genetics, and so much more. These will be discussed in this article. Let’s find out more about the beautiful Molly fish!
Does molly need air pump?
Proper aeration creates tiny bubbles to oxygenate water, providing the healthful environment mollies need to thrive. Naturally occurring bubbles from filtration are not enough, so an air pump or air stone is necessary. Pump-generated bubbles aerate your aquarium, providing your mollies with breathable oxygen.
What fish can I put with mollies and guppies?
Mollies get along not just with guppies, but also with platies, bristlenose plecos, and harlequin rasboras, both of which are on my list of best tank buddies for guppies. As far as feeding goes, mollies are not picky, they’ll eat frozen, live, dried food and a fair amount of vegetables.
Which is better Guppy or molly?
I prefer mollies. They come in beautiful varieties of shape, colour and patterning, they’re hardy and breed easily so you get to see the fry grow up. Guppies are super-cute but not particularly interesting.
Which fish is better molly or guppy?
Mollies can reach a good size and will be able to cope with more robust and active tank mates quite well, but aggressive species should be avoided. Tank mates for guppies are a little more difficult to select and small, peaceful fish are the best option.
Which is better guppy or molly?
Can molly live with Betta?
If you plan on having mollies in your tank you should remember that they can grow up to an inch bigger than your betta. They need to live with other mollies or they will become stressed. So a 20 gallon tank is the best option to give your betta and mollies plenty of room.
How long can mollies survive out of water?
They can suffocate and die in three to four minutes with no water on there gills.
How many guppies and mollies can I put in a 10 gallon tank?
The general rule of thumb is one gallon per one inch of fish. Therefore, in a 10-gallon fish tank, you can add 10 inches worth of guppies. More precisely, you can keep six males in an aquarium of this size. When it comes to females, you may keep four, but experienced people can push for three.
What are the best Mollies to keep with gobies?
Good choices include other livebearers such as swordtails or platies (not other mollies as they may crossbreed ), some gouramis and hardy corydoras or loricariids. Some barbs and tetras are also suitable. Can also be kept in a brackish setup with chromides, gobies etc.
What are the different types of mollies?
Another popular molly in the hobby, and another that has been selectively bred to produce several different varieties, such as albino, black, red etc. Some of these are the result of cross breeding with P. latipinna.
How to distinguish young fish from pteridophytes velifera?
It is difficult to distinguish young fish from P. latipinna and the only reliable method is to count the dorsal fin rays. P. velifera has 18-19, while P. latipinna has only 14.
What kind of water do Mollies like?
Sailfin Mollies are found in pure fresh to nearly full marine environments in the wild and will adapt to a wide range of conditions but prefer slightly alkaline water with some salt or mineral content.