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    Dalmatian Mollies Taken Ill

    I have an established 30 gallon community tank. Around a few weeks to a month ago I added a couple female dalmatian mollies. One immediately gave birth and the fry are in a small breeder at the top of my tank. A few days ago the one female started swimming oddly and floating at the top of...
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    New Silver Mollies

    Hey everyone! I just thought I'd create a log to show the breeding of mollies and the community interactions in my 20 gallon aquarium.  I recently added 6 silver mollies to the bunch so now the tank is stocked as follows:  1 male skirt tetra, 1 female skirt tetra, 1 bleeding heart tetra, 3...
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    I have a marble molly who i cant tell the sex. they wee fine earlier today and then i came home and they were laying at the bottom of the tank. I isolated them in a cup and theyre trying to eat but sink everytime they try to swim. What can I do? Im really concerned and dont want to lose them.
  4. Animal Lover 2000

    Ok, New Plan

    i currently have platies and guppies and a couple endlers and also an endler guppy cross i think but anyways im thinking of selling my guppies and getting mollies instead i also want to keep 2 of my current fish one is an endler one is the endler x guppy but everyone else is being sold as a...
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    Are My Mollies And Platys Pregnant?

    i'm not a beginner but i'm definitely not advanced yet, but i'm really excited cuz i'm pretty sure these 2 fish are both pregnant =D, i have 2 pics of my molly (sold to me as a golden panda lyre tail molly, can anyone tell me if that's right based on the pictures cuz she's ALOT more black than...
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    Livebearing Tank And All My Issues.

    To start, my name is Melissa.  I live in Iowa, USA.  I have lots of tanks over the years, my first was when I was 16 and it was a 20 gallon eclipse form Petsmart.  My sister bought it for my as a birthday gift.  For this tank, she bought me 2 black moors and I loved them. I went on spring break...
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    Any Of These Mollies Squared Off Yet?

    Hi there guys! I've had these mollies for a little while, and I'm just wondering. Do any of them look like they're squared off? I don't have a lot of hiding places in my tank yet, so I wouln't feel comfortable just letting nature take its course. AND, I have black gravel :/. I have a netted...
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    Brand New To This Page

    Hello everyone i hope i can get some hlpful insight i want to add some new tank mates but first ill give you with what i am working with: 29 gallon (high) cycled freshwater tank with following filtration   top fin 30  micro whisper (5.5g)   and the following fish:   2 emerald cories 1 dalmation...
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    Which Livebearer Do You Prefer?

    Hey guys! Just out of curiosity and some fun I was wondering which livebearing fish you like the most! I personally really like the surprise of guppy tail colors, but love the overall look of platy fish. Post your comments below.
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    Dwarf Puffer Help

    i have a 20 gallon fresh water tank and i have quite a few guppies, four corys, an albino pleco, two black mollies, a balloon molly, a platinum lyre-tail molly and her fry, and some cherry shrimp. i just added a dwarf puffer a couple of days ago and i have no had any problems or aggression from...
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    Restarting After Camalanus Worms

    So I have posted the story before but just a little background.  I bought a new male guppy (who is struggling right now, probably die soon) and he brought worms into my tank.  I thought it was just poop and it was gone the next day (just hidden inside).  Anywho..... my whole tank has been...
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    Fish Gasping For Air.

    Hey all!   I've had aquariums for about 20 years, but this is a new one to me.  One molly was gasping for air for a few weeks and died, and now two more are showing similar symptoms. I've had fish live for up to 11 years, and it's very rare for me to lose any, particularly such a hardy species...
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    Camallanus Worms

    I have fish with camallanus worms.  I want to save them, but I have no idea what to use for medication.  I don't want to have to start my tank over again.  
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    30 Gallon

    December 1st 2013   This isn't the first time I have done a journal,  but it is the first time I have typed it.    I have always loved fish! Salt Water is pretty, but what really makes me happy is freshwater.  Although most fish found in fresh water are not bright and colorful, they have a...
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    Why Are My Female And Male Black Mollies Staying At The Top Of The Tan

    i have 2 black mollies (male and female) and all they do is stay at the top of the tank right behind the output of the filter. they only come out when i feed the fish. in my tank i also have 2 columbian sharks but they stay at the bottom and have not made any attempt at attacking the mollies so...
  16. ranish

    Confused With New Balloon Mollies

    Got a couple of mollies but have no idea if they are going to drop fry. They are very confusing because they look big in the first place. Previous owner said that some may be pregnant. Please help. Any help welcome. I have attached some pics as well. Thanks
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    I Need Some Help Please!

    Okay, so today the worst case scenario happened in my tank.    I have a half moon red betta that I've had for a while, and after lots of researching I finally decided on getting some mollies.    I got two dalmation mollies and two yellow ones. I placed them in when I knew I wasn't working and...
  18. RedSandman

    Hi People

    Hi,   Just joined the forum and thought I would say hi to everyone.   I'm just setting up a small tank and thought I would try a brackish tank with Mollies (Peocilia latipinna or P. sphenops). Looking for advice and other peoples experiences.   K.
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    Molly Tank Crashing? Help!

    Hello all.  This may or may not sound like an emergency, but I've never had this happen.   Heres the back story, you can skip it, but it may help determine whats wrong:   Okay, so I recently got 5 mollies from my LFS and they said they'd be fine in a 10 gallon.  Next day theres 30 fry, and 30...
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    New Tank

      Hello,      So I just purchased a 35 gallon tank online and it should be to my house in the next 3-5 days.   I bought it to upgrade my mollies so I can actually let them breed a little.        My question is: can I just put my current mollies and frys (fries, IDK  ) into a bucket of sorts...