Aquarium Forum
 


Menu
  · Tropical Fish Home
· Fish News
· Aquarium Forum
· Calculators
· Free Aquarium Ebook
· Feedback
· Photo gallery
· Plant species
· Tropica Plant DB
Tropical fish species
· By Common name
· By Scientific name
Tropical Marine fish
· By Common name
· By Scientific name

Articles
  · African Cichlids
· Algae Control
· Aquarium Decoration
· Aquarium Resources
· Aquatic Plants
· Barb Fish
· Betta Fish
· Breeding Fish
· Catfish
· Central American Cichlids
· Cichlids
· Clownfish
· Corals
· Corydoras Catfish
· Discus Fish
· Dwarf Cichlids
· Fish Diseases
· Frogs and Turtles
· Goby Fish
· Goldfish
· Gourami
· Invertebrates
· Jellyfish
· Killiefish
· Lake Victoria Cichlids
· Livebearers
· Malawi Cichlids
· Marine Aquariums
· Marine Aquarium Fish
· Other Fish
· Pleco
· Predatory Fish
· Photography
· Pond Fish
· Responsible Fish Keeping
· Rainbow Fish
· Shark Fish
· South American Cichlids
· Tanganyika Cichlids
· Tetra Fish
· Tropical Fish Food

User Tag List

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 13 of 13
  1. #11

    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    NW Ohio
    Posts
    2,300

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Welcome back! - Slaphppy7   Celebrating your amazing restoration work! - showmebutterfly   Have a Candy cane ;-) Merry Christmas - steeler58   Happy Holiday to you! - Boundava   Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7   

    Default


    1 Not allowed!
    It depends on how many fish you are going to add and what risks you are willing to put on your fish. I wouldn't suggest it. If you have the test kit you can do a water change before the ammonia gets to critical levels (which isn't very high). If you don't have it you will only know there is an issue when fish start to die.

    Also, breeding fish is very fun and rewarding, but I would be weary about breeding in 1 10g tank. Just so you know where I'm coming from, I just read a post on Reddit where someone euthinised over 100 guppies in their friends 10g tank because they breed so out of control. He said you couldn't see the other side of the tank because it was so full of fish.

    Guppies are also hard to get rid of because of how easy they are to breed. If you really want to breed them, I'd start off with 1 male and 2 females. At least you would give your tank some wiggle room, and a slower start.

  2. #12

    Join Date
    Aug 2018
    Location
    North Carolina, USA
    Posts
    141

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    hero to a crayfish - RiversGirl   

    Default


    2 Not allowed!
    I think I'll wait till the kit comes before getting any. And I know they breed like crazy, but even though the adults are being kept in a 10-gallon, I have some other unused tanks that could be employed. So I am starting off with one male and maybe three females, and that should do well. Thank you so much!
    It's better to have and not need then to need and not have; this is especially true when you're dealing with fish and you need itch medication.

  3. #13

    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Quebec, CA
    Posts
    6,842

    Awards Showcase

    Latest gifts & ribbons:

    Congrats on your proven pair! - RiversGirl   Let the gift giving begin, Merry X-mas ;-) - steeler58   Merry Christmas! - discusluv   Happy Holiday to you! - Boundava   Merry Christmas! - Slaphppy7   

    Default


    2 Not allowed!
    You'll find it easier to rehome guppies if you breed selectively. Meaning you breed a certain line of guppies instead of a heinz 57 mix mash. I have tequila sunrise, I wouldn't add any of another morph, or keep them separate.
    GiVe Me sHrEd TiLL i'M dEaD
    -Kat

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •