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  1. ella777

    Kuhli Loaches?

    How many kuhli loaches should I get? I only have one currently, I was thinking 5 more? I'm pretty sure mine is a male, I dont want any babies. Should I get more males or will that cause fights? Can I get females and have no babies?
  2. ella777

    Anyone know how to stop breeding?

    Hello! How can I house 6 rosy barbs without them breeding? I already have 1 male and 2 young females and I'm getting 3 more soon. The male has been chasing the females around quite a bit and I don't know if he's trying to breed or make friends. I definitely don't want them breeding. Apparently...
  3. S

    Opaline/blue gourami male bring aggressive or is this natural

    We not long ago got 2 opaline gourami. One female (pearl) and one male (opal). Male seems to chase the female around a lot. It is more around feeding time. I don’t know if he does it at night, or if it’s just when he thinks there is food. Is there any advice or signs to look for? the stuff...
  4. Circus

    Skinny Male Pearl Gourami

    So, I have been waiting to see my gourami for a few months, and the signs of sexual maturity have been approaching for a bit. It comes out that I have 2 males and 3 females based upon coloration and interactions. One of the males is starting to look thinner than the other gourami, and I am...
  5. M

    Aggression levels of betta brothers

    Hey so, recently my opal male betta and koi female mated and I have been raising their fry for 3 weeks now. I plan on selling/giving away the male offspring and actually wondered if male betta brothers who have always lived in the same space together will get along as adults too. I am assuming...
  6. A

    Platy looks female... sometimes

    I know how to tell the difference between a male and female platy. But this platy confuses me. It swims around like its a male, but that anal fin sometimes moves and spreads open like a female. It's hard to see, but there is a bit of a web between the body and the anal fin. The web isn't as...
  7. A

    Have they given me a female? Please help me sex my Endler

    I have an established planted tank with all male Endlers, I bought some more fish today from the same place as before and was reassured they are all males as they don’t keep females. I was a bit confused because the first time I bought the fish the guy spent ages fishing out only males but now...
  8. J

    Free Male Kribinsis

    I have a healthy male Kribinsis that I no longer want… I’m looking to start a new tank with live bearing fish only… It is free to anyone who can give it a good home and lives within a 20 mile radius of Woodstock New York. My name is John and my number is 914-388-1489
  9. C

    Confusion, is my swordtail a swordtail and is it male or female?

    Hi All, I’m new to this so go easy on me! Last week I bought 3 female swordtails to go with my current male swordtail. Unfortunately 2 died and this is the last one however I am super confused. It has a gonopodium, suggesting it is a male however it doesn’t have a long sword. It’s rather large...
  10. C

    Fin rot or nipping? HELP!

    Hello, I have three male guppies and two female guppies. They are separated by a divider, and I am trying to move the females to a new tank soon. For the last week or so, I thought one of the males might have had a swollen abdomen, but I also thought it could just be fat. However, I just...
  11. F

    Worried about platy

    Hello, I am posting because I’m concerned my platy may have pop eye but I’m not entirely sure. I’ll post pictures at the end. He’s perfectly healthy otherwise so I’m having a hard time telling if he might have pop eye or if I’m just worrying about him too much. He’s my favourite fish and I’m...
  12. C

    How to tell which one is a female or a male?

    i'm new to having fish (Please excuse my english I normaly speak french). 2 of my gouramis are making a bubble nest.. and I was wondering what should I do about that.. I have 3 gouramis. The only one not making a nest is a dwarf (blue) and he couldnt care less about the two other lol. My...
  13. M

    I can't tell if my platy is male or female?

    Hey, I recently got 4 platy and I had no idea about the live birth etc. So oooo........ Lol I definitely have 1 male and I'm pretty sure 2 females. There's one more but I can't tell if it's male or female. I'm trying to decide the best option to avoid having to deal with tonnes of fry...
  14. Paige Isabella Marie Long

    Betta HORIZONTAL stripes

    Hi! One of my male bettas has horizontal stripes and ONLY on his head, I´ve been googling for the past hour and haven´t found anything similar. He is a little older, I have had him for a little over a year now and he was pretty big already when I got him. Does anyone know what these could be from?
  15. U

    Swollen or Pregnant female guppy?

    hello guys, I’ve currently got a 180l (40g I believe) tank, with dwarf hair grass, other live plants, and some hiding places etc. I’ve got 4 male guppy’s and 12 female guppy’s with 4 shrimp. I’ve noticed a female (I believe) guppy has a swollen belly, eats fine swims fine etc but sometimes...
  16. Inkweaver313

    Algae Eater Tank Mate?

    Hi Everybody! I have a male betta in a 10g tank that I'm having a horrendous time controlling the algae in. I've done everything I can think of to control the algae in this tank. It's all over the glass and the sand and there's string algea all over the decorations. Short of taking the betta...
  17. S

    is my molly pregnant

    hello i have a black molly and i don’t know if it’s pregnant or if it is a male, a man ant the pet shop wanted to throw him in the garbage and i just took it here are some photos of it please help me cause i don’t know what to do
  18. W

    Preg. Female Molly Agressive towards Male

    We just recently lost a female molly due to who knows what. No other issues in the tank, she just never grew then started acting completely strange and died. So we bought a Dalmatian lyre tail for our very large and "needy" black molly so he could have 3 females again. Mind you, he and the...
  19. L

    Male Platy fish has swollen belly? pictures included.

    I have had this male since it was born and it has always looked slightly pointed in the belly, until recently the belly has really pointed and swollen. Someone has said it looks like a tumour, or maybe dropsy. I have been told to euthanise it by another site. Can someone help me identify whats...
  20. J

    Male Platy bullying Female Black Molly

    I am really hoping someone can help me out! I started out with two platys (one male, one female) and one black molly(female). the molly got cotton mouth and spread it to the platys and in healing them I noticed my black molly becoming “annoying” to the male platy. not even aggressive, just...