guppy

  1. X

    Do my guppies look unhealthy?

    Hey guys, I’m pretty new to this whole hobby and am still trying to learn the ropes. I have a 10 gallon tank with 6 guppies (now 5) , 1 panda platy and 2 stripped catfish. (I plan on upgrading to a bigger tank in a month). And I recently had one guppie die due To what I think was fin rot, the...
  2. S

    Female guppy pregnant or just fat

    Hi guys, new here not sure if I’m doing this right but I think my guppy fish is pregnant because she recently got huge but doesn’t have much of the black near her tail... I just put her in a separate tank (it’s a vase that’s all I had On hand) and she is kind of freaking out I’m not sure if i...
  3. N

    Pregnant guppy

    Ok, IM a new fish owner and I bought a pregnant guppy and I was just worried for her so I separated all the males and females . But I still want to know when she’s due. She doesn’t eat as much any more and I tried separate her from the other fish in her own tank and she just stayed toward the...
  4. C

    Adding New Fish with Fry

    Hi, So I have a 105L tank stocked with 1x Guppy 1x Molly and 3x Tetra (not enough I know I plan on getting more) i also have 6x Molly Fry thanks to the Molly giving birth two days after i got it The fry are big enough now and swim around the tank without being hassled (about 2/3 the size of...
  5. Irksome

    can this guppy survive?

    Is there and hope he may yet survive? He swims normally, and eats but he doesn’t look very well.
  6. Irksome

    Second guppy prolapsed in one week

    last week my weakest guppy prolapsed and was so skinny and weak I euthanised him. Today one of my most vigorous guppies has the same, it got progressively worse but he was acting normal. Until I fed the fish and he near enough exploded. I’m finding guppy keeping quite distressing at the moment...
  7. Phishphace

    Fin rot, I think not?

    I'm not sure what's going on with my guppy tank. The parameters are perfect: no nitrites, nitrates are extremely low, no ammonia, the pH is like 7.5ish, I keep the temperature at 78. I do a water change once a week, it's a 10 gallon I take out 3 gallons and replace it. I use API stress coat plus...
  8. Irksome

    Testing betta tankmates

    I have heard about testing a Bettas temperament to see if they are suitable community fish and I was surprised by the outcome. I had 2 low ranking male guppies(short tailed) in my tank eating the last few detritus worms and added my new betta out of curiosity really to see if he is one of the...
  9. SapphireChaser

    New to the hobby - few questions

    Hello all, I'm new to this hobby though we've always had fish when I was growing up. I wanted to breed guppies and I acquired a lot of items for free or cheap off buy and sell pages. I have a 25 gallon tank, 5.5 gallon tank, small filter, large filter, two heaters and aquarium accessories. I...
  10. T

    Guppy? Endler? Other? Help...!

    So a few months ago I went to a local fish store to pick out a guppy. They had a nice variety of colors and patterns on males, so i bought one, but didnt notice a tiny "guppy" fry that came along in the bag. A few months later... he's not matching the shape, size, or colors available I have...
  11. Irksome

    Fin rot and lethargic yet again

    I have had this happen a few times recently as some of you have already advised me and I appreciate any help and advice. My toxin levels have finally stabilised and my overly ambitious stock reduced to a more sustainable level, (7 male guppies in 10 gallons), I’ve added many more plants -...
  12. R

    Pregnant guppy?!

    Hi all I’m new to raising fish (2 months maybe?) I was very specific about getting males but turns out the store clerk sold me females (should’ve done a google search one male and female guppy’s ‍♀️) No big deal, mal and Jayne are female so thank god their names were gender neutral however I...
  13. K

    Sick? Guppies with shrimp HELP

    Hi all, I have a number of guppies in a 55lt tank with some blue diamond shrimp. Majority of my creatures seem happy enough to be breeding and active but one of my guppy fry has started having white stringy poos which leads me to believe she has a parasitic infection. I know cure all or...
  14. Irksome

    Skinny guppy, still deteriorating after months

    I’m quite new to the hobby. I have a 54ltr cycled tank with 8 male guppies and snails. A couple of months ago I lost 2 fish to an ammonia spike and a third survived but with massive loss of tail. He has been getting thinner ever since, still eats and swims but compared to his companions he is...
  15. G

    Pregnant Guppy?!

    Hi everyone. So, I recently got 6 yellow cobra guppies about a week ago and I think one of them is pregnant. Her stomach is bigger than my other female and she’s starting to get a black spot on towards the back side of her stomach. I’m not completely positive it’s a gravid spot though. Does...
  16. F

    Stocking 105L/27 Gallon Tank

    Hi, I have a planted tank that’s in the process of cycling so while I wait I’d like to know how many of each type of fish I can have in my aquarium. Please let me know how to adjust my numbers so that everyone has room and the bioload isn’t exceeded. I have the tetra ‘starter line’ 105L/27...
  17. I

    HELP PLEASE My guppy is going to die

    There is something wrong with my female guppy. When I woke up this morning, she had a bent spine and was having a hard time swimming. She was very gaunt and has loss of color. I took her out of the main tank and put her in a plastic bin with warm water and water conditioner. Her spine was really...
  18. Jennifer Gonzales

    Pregnant guppy

    Think she might be just a little bit pregnant lol I feel so bad for her! She dropped fry on 11/23/19 and today is only 12/11/19 so she’s only like 1/2 way through gestation, and looks like she’s going to literally burst!
  19. C

    Split tail, resulting in dying guppy

    We have 1 male and 3 female guppies in a newly set up tank, one of the females gave birth to 5 fry a week ago and two days ago we notice her tail had split and it only got larger, she started sitting on the tank floor and hiding away then today when we came home she had died :( the other three...
  20. Geordie Paul

    Why is my male guppy so fat?

    I've had this guy for about 8 months now and lately he just has been getting so fat. He eats micro pellets or flakes once a day and also nibbles on algae wafers on the bottom. He doesn't behave sick or injured. My water parameters are fine and I always do weekly water changes. Is this normal or...
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