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Freshwater Fish

Piranhas in an aquarium

Hello, I will split the answer into a number of different topics! Setup:a very large aquarium [at least 1,000 liters (220 nUS gal.) for 5 fish, preferably more) with sand bottom...

Freshwater Fish

Platies: How can I detect pregnancy, how often do the fish give birth?

Hello, the unborn fry are visible as a gravid spot (a dark spot diagonally above the anal fin). Just before birth, even the eyes of the fry can be seen through the skin of their...

Freshwater Fish

Male Platy is aggressive against members of its own kind

Hello, this is unfortunately normal with this gender ratio. Male Platies are actually aggressive against members of their own kind, especially if there are (as in this case) too few...

Freshwater Fish

Problematic fish stock / Can fry stay with their parents?

Hello, Concerning "young Burundis":I surmise in the following that they are Neolamprologus brichardi from Lake Tanganyika, which were/are sometimes sold as "Princess of Burundi"! Co...

Terrarium Fish

Can I keep terrapins and fish together?

Hello, this is not a good idea for several reasons: Terrapins grow very large [for instance, the popular Red-Eared Sliders grow to 25 - 30 cm (9.8 - 11.8 in.) length]. The...

Freshwater Fish

Veiltail goldfish in an aquarium

Hello, first of all, 25 liters (5.5 US gal.) are by far insufficient for goldfish, including veiltails! The gross tank volume shoud be at least 100 liters (22 US gal.) for...

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