guppies

  1. G

    Guppy with a red fin bite! Help

    hello, I have a 20 gallon tank with 4 female guppies, 5 galaxy rasboras, and 5 panda cories. One of my 4 guppies has what looks to be a red bite out of her fin! my water parameters are good, 0 ammonia, 0 nitrites, 5 nitrates, 7 PH. she is a new addition to my tank and I got her because she was...
  2. How many guppies can I keep in a 10 gallon?

    How many guppies can I keep in a 10 gallon? No other fish, just guppies(All males or all females so they don't breed), as well as a couple snails. I don't want to do water changes more than weekly since I usually just do tank maintenance over the weekend.
  3. S

    What's wrong with my fish and what should I do?

    I have an 85l tank with approx. 9 guppies, 8 platies and a handful of tetras. I bought a platy last Sunday and as soon as it got into my tank, it went down to the bottom. I thought it was just heading to the plants for cover in an unfamiliar environment, but over the next few days, I noticed...
  4. Anonymous Fox

    Somethings wrong...

    Hai So, one of my grandparents female fancy guppies look not well. She's really skinny and really long. And a chunk of her gill is missing. She's acting fine, but doesn't look like it. The photos are blurry, sorry. Should I move her to a hospital tank? I'd the water parimaters, but the tank is...
  5. W

    New Fish Tank

    Hi all, sorry if this is in the wrong place. Being given a fish tank from a family member who cannot look after them any more, with the following fish in (over 3+ years together): 1 clown loach 3 golden barb 1 pleco 1 rose tetra 2 silver dollars I love guppies.. Is it possible to add a number...
  6. Salt

    Purple Cow thread

    Please disregard,
  7. S

    New to fish keeping!

    Hello! I have built my first "real" tank. I had a 5 gallon with a plant and 2 guppies. My wife surprised me with Permission to get a 20. So that's exactly what I got. I currently have 3 black mollies, 4 gold dust mollies, 8 Ember Tetras, 1 pink tux Guppy, 2 female Fancy guppies and 1 Albino Cory...
  8. SpotiKona

    Guppy Troubles

    Hello again, Tank size: 5 gallons Temperature: 78° F Filter: Regular carbon Heater: Yes Water changes: 10 to 25% weekly Treatments: Tetra SafeStart+ (initially), API Stress Coat+ (regularly) Tank mates: 4 (down to 2) guppies pH: Stable 6.6 Ammonia: Less than 0.25 ppm Nitrite: Somewhere between...
  9. Dopatri

    UNEXPLAINABLE DEATHS?!?!

    Hi everyone. I’m absolutely baffled as to what is going on with my fish. I have two tanks, one for guppies and one for guppy fry. I bought two new filters to put in my tanks yesterday, so I kept the original filters in the tanks, and just added the new filters as well. Anyway, I noticed a few...
  10. Anonymous Fox

    Constructive criticism?

    My grandfathers tank size: 35-40 gallons tall bow front tank Stocking *warning, pretty bad*: 2 boenus aris tetras, 1 glow light tetra (probably gonna end up getting), 2 Glofish/tetras, 10+ fancy guppies No live plants, two filters ( one built into the log/ tree thingy), heaters, slate hides...
  11. C

    Guppy has a white bump

    Hi there, I have just noticed that one of my male guppies has developed a white growth on his head. He so has been getting bullied by the other 5 guppies and his tail has started to become tattered and frayed. Any idea what is wrong?
  12. M

    Hello. Avid guppy lover.

    Hello, I got a guppy pair last October and have loved all the babies my big girl has produced. I separated her from the male soon after her first (unsuccessful) litter but true to guppy ways she produced 4 more litters every 30 days. I now have several tanks separating the females from males so...
  13. FishFinger90

    Stocking 57L

    Hi I am new to the hobby and have just purchased a 57L tank. I’m hoping to gradually build to something like: 6 panda corys 4 or 5 guppies 2 or 3 amano shrimp Maybe 1 nerite snail Probably sand substrate. Does that sound reasonable and any tips on plants? Cheers.
  14. Dopatri

    Guppy still pregnant after giving birth?

    My Guppy gave birth to 6 fry around a week ago. The fry are doing very well and all have survived so far. But I swear my guppy is still pregnant! Is this a normal thing for Guppies? She still has a round belly and I swear I can see some fry in there if I look closely near her gravid spot. You...
  15. L

    Intestinal Parasite or fish poop?

    I have a 20 gal tank with wcmm and just decided to add guppies. The place i got them from was like a mom and pops fish store so I thought it would be okay to just add them in. Now that ive been looking more at the females I noticed some have this sting coming out of them but only them and I know...
  16. C

    Pregnant Guppy ?

    This is my second post, I just realized I may have another pregnant Guppy but I’m not so sure, she’s hiding in the plants just like my other pregnant Guppy ? Can anyone confirm and determine when she may give birth
  17. C

    Pregnant Guppy ??

    This is one of my female guppies and I suspect she’s pregnant I have a plant hideout along the wall and she’s been hiding in it since I put it in there and I want to be prepared how far along does she seem ?
  18. C

    Female guppies are actually males..?

    Hi! I was sold a trio of guppies, specifically asking for two females and one male. The bag they came marked in was '2 f, 1 m'. The two 'females' are a good deal larger than the male. I've had them for a few weeks now and recently noticed the females displaying at each other which was funny...
  19. D

    Help, Guppies Dying

    Hello, I have had this 10 gallon tank for about 9 months now, and in the past few weeks, I have lost a higher than normal number of guppies. I have tested the water several times and have 0ppm of ammonia, nitrite, and ~20 ppm of nitrates. I have lost around 3 or 4 in the past two weeks and none...
  20. Dopatri

    Help!! Why are my fish staying at the surface?!

    I have 6 fish in my tank, 3 guppies and 2 balloon mollies. However, since last night, I’ve noticed they’re all swimming around at the surface of the tank. Particularly the guppies. I’ve got no clue why because I have a pump that sprays bubbles so I’m sure there is enough oxygen in there for...
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