11-14-2012, 02:59 PM #1Junior Member Guppy
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- Nov 2012
0Hello everyone! I am new to this site. I am a 54 year old male and have kept aquarium fish since I was 10 years old. I have had all sizes of tanks from a goldfish bowl to a 29 gallon tank. I have generally kept livebearers. But, also goldfish, bottom feeders (cat fish, loaches & algae eaters), angel fish, bettas, cichlids, tetras, barbs & danios. I tend to prefer livebearers i. e. guppies, mollies, platys & sword tails. I currently have a 20 gallon tank with 2 clown loaches & my current fascination = platys! I also enjoy growing many different types of aquatic plants!
My problem - My favorite pet shop, with a knowledgable staff and large selection of fish & supplies has only 2 varieties of platys. They are Mickey Mouse & Rainbow platys. I am interested in keeping other varieties of this fish. However, I don't know what is currently available out there! I don't know what others look like besides Wag Tail platys. Also, can the platy be successfully crossbred with other livebearers? I am thinking - no. But, do not know for sure!
I'll end my melodrama here,
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11-14-2012, 03:00 PM #2
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11-14-2012, 03:44 PM #3Junior Member Guppy
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11-14-2012, 03:59 PM #4
Welcome to the AC.55 Gallon community tank that is probably a bit overstocked....dont judge me
11-14-2012, 04:42 PM #5
Welcome and helloRoll the Dice!
11-14-2012, 07:18 PM #6
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11-15-2012, 03:45 AM #7
Welcome to the community
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11-15-2012, 10:29 AM #8
Welcome to the AC....
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11-15-2012, 11:24 AM #9
Welcome to the forum!your friendly neighbourhood arowanaman!
11-15-2012, 01:25 PM #10
welcome to the school
20 gallon tall -7 paskai's rainbowfish (neons and blue eyes), 8 rasbora het, 2 blue ninja shrimp, 9 cherry shrimp, 3 algae eating shrimp, 2 nerite snail, 2 pc driftwood planted with anubias and narrowleaf java fern.
Other plants in tank - 1 bunch anacharis (separated), 1 bunch water wysteria (separated), 1 red wendii, Mossball, 1 microsword plant (separated), 1 package of staurogyne repense (separated)
Cinnamon = 9 year old Siamese Cat[
1 Rat - Domino aka Domi
1 Robo hamster - Spice