Frequently asked questions

Freshwater

First fish stock for a 60 centimeter aquarium

Hello, To 1.:6 guppies are alright, however you should in time make sure there are takers for the numerous offspring. To 2.: this (of course) depends on the species. The common (Neo...

Freshwater Invertebrates

Fish as snail removers?

Hello, I can only urgently advise against adding fish as "snail killers"! It usually concerns Clown Loaches and various pufferfish species. These fish are entirely unsuitable for...

Freshwater Fish

Fish have scratches

Hello, it sounds as if the Hoplosternum got "in the way" of the Thorichthys meeki (possibly those were breeding or preparing to do so?) and got attacked. The description - uneven...

Freshwater Fish

Fish stock for a 60 cm aquarium

Hello, you can add two male and 4 female Guppies, about 10 Neon Tetras, and 6 - 8 Otocinclus. The tank is already rather densely stocked with the above mentioned fish (by the way:...

Freshwater Fish

Fish stock for a community tank / Salt in the water

Hello, Concerning "fish stock":Half as many Guppies are enough, they multiply quickly! The rest is basically OK, but the number of Corydoras and Otocinclus should be higher (6 - 8...

Freshwater Fish

Fish stock for a Lake Malawi aquarium / Slimy layers

Hello, Concerning "fish stock":the loaches and the catfish do not harmonize well with Lake Malawi cichlids, and therefore should rather be kept separately instead. Also, it is not...

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