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  1. C

    Help me stock my tank!

    Hey! I’ve got a heavily planted 15 gallon tank which currently has 4 guppies, 3 amano shrimp and two snails. What else should I put in there? I’ve been looking at small schooling fish like chilli rasboras and maybe a female Betta? Any ideas?
  2. H

    Guppies continue to get dropsy and die

    I have a 53 gallon tank with a fluval 307. I keep my tank at 79.5 degrees. Ammonia and Nitrites are 0ppm. Nitrates are never above 20ppm. I breed a pair of guppies in a 5 gallon tank, take the babies out and put them in a 10 gallon grow out tank, when they get larger the babies go into a 53...
  3. Irksome

    Why don’t my endlers breed?

    Hello. I have a small, heavily planted 6 gallon tank which I have been using to keep some endlers while deciding whether to divide them into my separate sex guppy tanks. I realise they are slightly over stocked, with two males and six females. In just over 3 months none have developed round...
  4. ExotixMom

    Half-beak is a tattletale

    Is it normal for my Halfbeak to ALWAYS point out anything unusual in my tank? Is this a breed trait in females? My male(Gonzo) is chill, but my female(Unicorn-daughter named her) makes a point to catch my attention…then points to the “oddity” in the tank. Her favorite oddity is ramshorn snails...
  5. Mackamoora


    Hello, I’m freaking out. I have plenty of guppies and they live well, but just tonight I noticed one of my guppies has this ball like thing hanging by their stomach/rectum. I’m freaking out. What is this? What could have caused this? What do I do? PLEASE HELP.
  6. Irksome

    Protecting snails during a deworming cycle

    I have recently bought a trio of guppies, and have some noticed the predicted white stringy poop. The new fish are already showing signs of environmental stress that I have treated with phenoxyethanol and water changes. My tank was cycled, planted, mature and had no fish in before adding them...
  7. atarah

    Pregnant guppies and breeding boxes questions

    Hi! I am new to the forum and fairly new to the hobby. I have separated one of my female guppies in a breeder box because she looks boxier than yesterday and I think she might be close to giving birth. This is the first time I separate one. I got my guppies (1 male and 5 females) two weeks ago...
  8. CaitlinElla

    Gravid Spot? Male or Female Guppy?

    Hi All, I have recently purchased this guppy and it was sold to us as a male. As you can see from the photo, it has a large black spot on its belly. Not sure what it could be so I googled and understand female guppies have gravid spots. What do you guys think? Is this male or female? And if...
  9. C

    Can I Add a Single Cherry Shrimp Alongside Amanos?

    Hello 👋 I have amano shrimp in my guppy tank. I originally chose them over other shrimp species because they will not be able to successfully breed and I don’t want to be overrun with shrimp. Cherry shrimp are obviously much more striking. I have read that they prefer to be in groups but does...
  10. C

    What should I put in my 10 gallon tank?

    hey guys :) I have just bought a 10 gallon tank after my betta died and I wanted to try something new. I'm looking for suggestions on how to stock it. At the minute I'm thinking about livebearers although I would only get males because I'm not wanting fry. Guppies? Platies? Mollies? Endlers...
  11. Slammin’ Aquascaping

    I’m very curious…

    This is kind of a silly question, BUT DON’T CLICK OFF OF THIS THREAD!!!! This is important… If you breed livebearers, specifically guppies and endlers, how do you breed them? I’m talking specifically about your method, setup, preferences, etc. You would know I am very interested in this...
  12. Slammin’ Aquascaping


    Hey fishkeepers! My name is Sammy and I am from thr GTA. I breed fish for fun, specifically livebearers (especially from the genus poecilia) and bettas. My goal on this platform is to help fishkeepers worldwide! (I may seek help as well) Fishkeeping is my favourite hobby and I have been doing it...
  13. R

    Male guppy starting to get aggressive?

    Hey guys, I have a 10 gallon tank (20" L, 12" H, and 10" W) that has 6 guppies, 2 male 4 female. 2 I have had for a while and the other 4 are relatively new. The 2 I've had for a while is a male named Enzo and a Female named Gretta. Gretta is currently pregnant and so I had gotten more females...
  14. F

    Male or Female?

    Is this white guppy a female or male? The woman at the pet store said it was male but after researching I’m not sure if she was right.
  15. R

    Help! Guppies Staying on Bottom and Refusing to Eat

    About two weeks ago I purchased three male guppies. I put them in a 3 gallon tank with a interior power filter and preformed a 25% water change about every 2 weeks. Everything seemed to be going just fine until yesterday one of them got stuck in the filter and died. Now I am starting to notice...
  16. ella777

    Colder water for guppies?

    I have 5 guppies and they are living in a 70l tank. I have a 200l already set up, with no fish in it. I have done lots of tests and the water is exactly the same as the 70l (uk). The guppies are currently living with 3 rosy barbs (rehoming them soon). I didn't realise rosys were so aggressive...
  17. ella777

    Guppies staying at the bottom?

    All five of my guppies are staying at the bottom of the tank, they havent lost any colour. I've only noticed them doing this today, I have a feeling I've over stocked the tank. I am trying to set up the 200l as quickly as possible but things are taking a while to arrive. Is there a way to...
  18. C

    Urgent advise - help!!

    Hi, I have a 70L fresh water tank. I have 2 koris and started with about 6 female guppies and 4 male guppies. I’ve had them for about 7 months and it was going well. They have been procreating and I think I ended up with about 25 guppies or so. I went to my usual fish shop yesterday and they...
  19. J

    White Bump on my Guppies Head

    Does anyone know what this might be/how to treat it? I noticed this white spot on my guppies head a few days ago. I quarantined her and added salt. She is still alive and swimming, however, the bump hasn’t changed size or shape. Any help would be appreciated.
  20. B

    Ich problems

    Hey all, new to the forums (and fish keeping in general so don’t bash me too hard lol) I have about a 1 month old, 37 gal tank. It’s not fully cycled but getting close. Ammonia: 0 Nitrite: 0.25 Nitrate: 5 I know now about the nitrogen cycle and cycling a tank but in the beginning I just...