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  1. what's an easy fish to breed?

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    I would like to show my class the reproduction of the fish species but I was just wondering if there are any suggestions on an easy fish to breed to definitely end up with fry to raise. I am an elementary school teacher and I remember how exciting it was in school when my class bred and raised...
  2. I just got new betta but she keeps hiding behind the filter or under the bridge?

    Betta Fish Care
    I have the heater on in my tank on around 26 - 27degress, I just introduce them into my tank yesterday eating seem fine, i feed the betta then she ate all lot of the molly food. I have two male molly they seem very playful with each other. or do I need to add more pants and ornament to my tank...
  3. Female Betta and Molly

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    I have been reading on this site for a few weeks now and have since learned a thing or two about keeping Bettas. I have a Female Betta not sure species type. In a 10 Gallon tank and even though I don't have much in the tank I wanted to get another fish. So today I went and got a Dalmatian Molly...
  4. Dwarf Gourami Behaviour Change

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    Alright so I had a dwarf gourami and a molly living in a 10 gallon peacefully and the gourami and molly always got along, swimming by together. But today went to the fish store and added 4 baby danio glofish and a killifish. Since then, my dwarf gourami has been going crazy attacking all the...
  5. 10g Tank Stocking

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    Waddup guys? So one of my tanks, the 10 gallon one has to be re-stocked. I currently have only 1 molly inside and yeah before you guys say the tank is too small for him, my 5g, 20g and 29g are completely full or have fish that are gonna kill him. So I'm really bad at deciding what to put it...
  6. Missing an eye!?

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    So this isn't about my betta but about my dalmatian molly and I went to feed my fish this morning and there's a BIG chunk out of her face where her eye is and her fins are torn up, I guess she got in a fight with Mojo (my betta) who she bullied a lot. What do I do!? Will aquarium salt help? Is...
  7. O.O Surprise Molly Fry! What to do?

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    We went to Petco to pick up a few Mollies. We brought the bag of Mollies home and floated them in the tank. You know, the usual. It wasn't until then that I noticed there were two black dots darting around the adult Mollies. Huh? Babies? I guess the guy didn't see them when he put the Mollies...
  8. Molly pregnant for too long

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    On Christmas, I got 3 mollies and 2 platies. One molly was a boy, the other 2 were girls. Immediately I saw the boy mating with one of the girls, and assumed she would get pregnant. Her stomach was getting bigger slowly, like I would imagine a normal pregnant fish would get. Her due date was...
  9. Saving Molly fry! Help?

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    My lyretail Dalmatian Molly had about 25-30 surviving fry on Thursday while I was at work. She ate a few, I moved her back into the community tank and she is doing great. I had plans over the weekend and was gone Thursday night to Sunday evening. I had someone feed them for me while I was gone...
  10. Distressed momma??

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    Brought home a VERY pregnant Dalmatian Molly today, my other girl, Nyx died after giving birth the other day, so I couldn't resist! But ever since I brought her home, and got her settled in and what not, she's been non stop swimming up and down and back and forth, and hardly stops. Is she just...
  11. Dalmatian Molly giving birth...

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    I know what the fry need and if I wanna make sure she doesn't eat them to move her afterwards, but whats an average amount of time that it takes for her to give birth to them all? She's had probably at least 26 so far. I just noticed she had them 15 minutes ago, and she hasn't had anymore since...
  12. Deal or no deal???

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    I would like opinions from anyone who thinks they may be of some help. I'm new to the fish biz, and I have a balloon molly who I think may be pregnant and a dalmatian molly that may be, Here's pics, they aren't the greatest, but maybe you can check them out and tell me what you think??? Thanks...
  13. Male Betta and Molly tank mates?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Some people say yes, some say no. All depends on your betta's personality? I have 3 male betta's, in separate tanks of course, and I have 2 balloon/bloated molly's. Can these molly's go in with a betta in a 14 gallon tank?
  14. Molly fry problems! Please help!

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    Last week my molly that I had purchased from the LPS gave birth. I could only save three of the fry. I kept them in a breeder and I noticed one fry was larger than the others, was white and was stronger. It swam around as the others sat on the bottom. They were all black. I'm not sure if...
  15. First time molly breeder. Need help identifying possible pregnant molly.

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    A few days ago I brought home a few Mollies, 2 of which were girls. One of the females was slightly larger, but was still normal looking compared to her previous tank mates. That one is a gold molly and I am kinda excited if she is pregnant. I'm not sure if I have identified the gravid spot...
  16. Can these fish live w/ a Betta?

    Betta Fish Compatibility
    Hi everyone, I'm new here. It seems this site teaches beginner betta owners exactly what they need to know and the users seem friendly here. On topic, I've had a Betta Fish (Aqua) now in a 2.5 gallon tank. But I am planning to get a new tank and fishes and that includes a new betta (Since Aqua...
  17. New Betta: Renji

    Betta Fish Bowls, Habitats, and Accessories
    Hi guys! i now have a new betta, his name is Renji. he is a red veiltail. im not sure if it is a solid red. i got him a week ago after im done mourning wiht the death of Jake (in my avatar). Renji is staying in a 10gal tank. my mollies are also in this tank. the tank is divided into two. my...
  18. dead betta

    Betta Fish Diseases and Emergencies
    when i woke up this morning, i found Jake lying under the plant decors. he was cold dead. i really don't know ehat happened, but i have some ideas. you see, he is in a 10gal tank divided into 2. the other half has my mollies. last night, i gave him the usual food that he eats and he frantically...
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