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    My first aquarium ever - guppys

    Hi, My name is Erin. This is my first aquarium. It is a 15 gallon fluval flex, purchase for my son for Christmas (but I am obsessed with it too!). We wanted live plants so we have 2 anubias, a lace fern, a java fern, and two other plants. We started with 8 guppies, but unfortunately 4 have...
  2. G

    Pregnant guppy gave birth to only 4 fry

    I am confused. She still has a belly and just popped out 4 fry like 4 days ago. Could it have been stress induced? She was getting harassed by males. Is she going to have more? The babies are also uninterested in any food. I've tried pellets, flakes and shrimp but they don't want anything.
  3. A

    My guppy has worms

    I’ve just noticed one of my guppies has some of what I believe to be Camallanus worms ive watched a few YouTube videos and they all seem to recommend API General Cure, however I can’t seem to find it for sale in the UK. Does anyone know any alternative worming medications that are effective? I...
  4. E

    Small Guppy Not Eating

    Hi, I recently got three male guppies, and are keeping them in a 5 gallon tank with lots of plants and places to hide. My smallest guppy, Fabio, is being chased by the other two a lot. He spends a lot of his time in the corner of the tank at the top of the water, usually by the heater...
  5. cmhassinger

    Sick guppy

    So today I just noticed a red thing coming out of my guppy’s stomach. I didn’t notice it yesterday and he wasn’t acting weird that I noticed. He is swimming today but seems skittish.
  6. Bksulli1

    What type of guppy?

    I have been breeding guppies and this is the first fry I have brought to maturity. They have beautiful colors and are almost holographic. I do not know the type that the females are and I have no clue what males they were bred with. Does anyone know if there is a specific name for this type of...
  7. D

    Pregnant or not?

    Fish with light yellow tail- is this slightly albino? This fish has been growing larger by the day lately and is showing a similar shape to my pregnant guppy. I can’t see a gravid spot, this is why I’m wondering if it is albino as I have searched on the internet about this. Any help would be...
  8. ChubilyMarshmellow@gmail.

    Guppy's tail dissapearing???

    Hey hey! So, I have a tank of about 16 guppies and 4 tetras. Most of the guppies are young except for the one in question. She's an adult albino red guppy, and pretty much the most social of all of them. Yesterday morning, she got herself wrapped up inside a moss ball (don't ask me how, I...
  9. Sgooosh

    Is she pregnant? Sry if wrong place

    Blue one she is heavily breathing
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    High Ammonia levels

    Update 12/14: second water change completed today of about 60-70% of water. Total Ammonia - 0.5ppm, NH3 - 0.1ppm, NO2 - .25ppm, NO3 - 5ppm, and pH 7.6. I have a 20gal freshwater tank and no matter what I do I cannot get my ammonia levels down. I’ve had the aquarium for 6 months and I’m pretty...
  11. D

    Guppies on top of tank?

    I recently got a beautiful extended trio of red lace metalhead guppies with a bunch of fry, and I also already had lots of fry in the tank. I just noticed that many of the fry hang out at the top of the tank and mainly stay in the same place. They don't seem to be gasping, but I want to make...
  12. L

    Chubby fish

    So I look at my fish often. Like every hour of the day if I can and I’ve come home this evening to find all 4 of my male guppies and maybe 5/7 cardinal tetras have quite big bellies!! All seem pretty happy and active as usual except 1 guppy is obviously trying to poop and is being quite...
  13. D

    Is my fish pregnant

    Just bought a couple of days ago, if she’s pregnant how long left would you say? Thanks in advance!
  14. D

    Guppy parasite?

    Hello everyone, I got new guppies a few weeks ago and I went ahead and treated the whole tank with two rounds of API general cure to be safe because in my experience guppies are VERY prone to parasites. I noticed one of my fish becoming more skinny lately and today I noticed white stringy poop...
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    Female guppy seems sick but cant find with what... can someone help?

    Sorry i really dont have any good picture exept this one. Anyway... It been more then one week that my most beautiful female guppy seems to have trouble swimming, even though i didnt buyed her like that. She gave birth only one time and had only been paired with one male (exept potantial male...
  16. D

    Guppy attacking platy

    Can anyone help, why is my guppy attacking my Platy? The tails has bite marks out of it.
  17. D

    Guppy Aquarium Advice

    Hello All, I am pretty new to the hobby and have put a lot of effort into making a healthy and good aquarium with guppies and ghost shrimp. I have already had to deal with my own host of problems that come with an aquarium(disease, death, aggression etc.), and now have a healthy aquarium! I...
  18. B

    Trying to work out parentage

    I've got two pretty little guppy juveniles at the moment but I'm trying to work out who their likely parents are. I've got yellow tail guppies (3x female, 1x male) and orange guppies (2x female, 2x male) and 1 Japanese Blue (1x male). The juveniles are pale yellow with dark spots on the...
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    Older guppy with strange swim issue

    An older female guppy of mine simply cant swim down; Its as if shes too full of air, though she stays upright, no matter how she tries she cannot stop floating back up, is there anything I could do?
  20. madisonfortyway

    Weird cloudy layer in Guppy Tanks

    My guppy tanks have has this cloudy film in them for the past week. In my adult tank it was everywhere. I just set up this 5 gallon for my fry and after going to sleep I wake up to this. Half of my fry are dead and this milky layer is just sitting at the bottom of my tank.