Reef Aquarium Glass

By · Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

Reef Aquarium Glass

Molly, are part of the viviparous fish collection, including Guppies, Swordtails and Plati. They are very easy to breed and is fairly easy to distinguish males from females.

Most colors of Mollies are the result of specialized breeding practices of the people who raise them.

It is recommended Mollies to be placed in aquariums containing at least 15 gallons of water, up to ¼ inch of gravel, and a heater that maintains water temperature between 78 and 82 degrees Fahrenheit. As with Guppies and other livebearers, you should put 1 tablespoon of aquarium salt per 5 gallons of water to help them survive better in freshwater environments. Single of Mollies fish species, which can actually live quite well in saltwater aquariums and complete. From Mollies have that flexibility, which is a very versatile fish that can be compatible in many different set of tank levels.

Once considered a difficult fish to care for, the Molly, now being considered as an indicator of fish it will be the first fish to provide signals that the tank is unbalanced or water is contaminated. Mollies kept in tanks of fresh water demand changes water frequently to stay healthy, while in reef aquaria Mollies rarely needed a change of water.

The best diet to include food Mollies Floating flake food and freeze-dried bloodworms on a daily basis, with a few Black Worms fed every two days.

Keep Mollies more women than Mollies men for best results. The list of compatible fish is quite long and Mollies can share the tank with several varieties of fish. The best tank mates include Plati and Swordtails, Angel Fish, a single Plecostomus, Corydoras Catfish, Tetras or more Serpas including Red, Silver Tips and Black Skirts.

As with any fish, you will have enough space on the tank, and a good filtration system. Proper lighting is also important for the health of their fish. By introducing Mollies to your tank, be sure to keep in the bag and float it received and, in the fishbowl about 20 minutes to allow the water temperature slightly a little match that of the tank. Then open the bag and mix a small amount of water in the tank – let sit for about 5 minutes. Repeat this last step a few times, so the fish can become acclimated to water in their new home before they are released into the tank.

Mollies tend to live an average of 4 or 5 years and reach a size of 5 "in length.

Lee Dobbins writes for Fish Tank Guide where you can learn more about fish tank care and freshwater tropical fish like Mollies.

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