How Long Are Mollies Pregnant For?

How Long Are Mollies Pregnant For?
Did you know that over 12.5 million (source) households in the US keep fresh-water fish as pets? And in as much as people rear different types of fish, mollies are the most popular fish in aquariums. This is mainly because they are beautiful, cheap, readily available, hardy and most importantly,…

Yucatan Molly Fish – Care, Feeding, Breeding & Requirements

Yucatan Molly Fish – Care, Feeding, Breeding & Requirements
The largest of the Molly Fish, this breed screams dominance. Both the male and female look like the Sailfin Molly Fish, but are larger and longer. The male’s dorsal fin is much more flamboyant having 20 rays as compared to the Sailfin’s 14 rays. Yucatan Molly Fish should not be…

Sailfin Molly Fish – Care, Feeding, Breeding & Requirements

Sailfin Molly Fish – Care, Feeding, Breeding & Requirements
These Molly fish are called Sailfin because their dorsal fin looks like a sail from a sailboat. These are perhaps the most popular of the Molly fish. The male Sailfin has 14 rays on their dorsal fin. Their distinctive fin and up turned mouth are pleasing to the average aquarium…

15 Different Types of Molly Fish – Most Common Molly Types

15 Different Types of Molly Fish – Most Common Molly Types
Molly fish are characterized by a lot of variety, making them a popular choice for tropical freshwater aquaria. They’re a livebearer species that requires a spacious tank with temperature-controlled water to avoid sudden and dramatic temperature fluctuations. In this article, I’m going to go over the most common types of…

Molly Fish and Cherry Shrimp – Can You Keep Them in Same Aquarium?

Molly Fish and Cherry Shrimp – Can You Keep Them in Same Aquarium?
It’s hard as it is to make sure different fish species are compatible with each other when setting up a mixed-species aquarium, but when it comes to other aquatic animals like invertebrates, things become even more challenging. Take algae-eating shrimp for example. They’re often added to aquariums to help keep…

Molly Fish and Tiger Barbs – Can You Keep Them in Same Aquarium?

Molly Fish and Tiger Barbs – Can You Keep Them in Same Aquarium?
When searching for new tank mates for your fish, compatibility is the key to having a healthy community of fish. Fish that enjoy the same water parameters and have similar temperaments qualify as great companions for each other. Because temperament incompatibility tends to be a deal-breaker, I often get questions…

Molly Fish and Guppy Fish – Can You Keep Them Together?

Molly Fish and Guppy Fish – Can You Keep Them Together?
If you want to set up an aquarium with multiple types of fish, a good starting point would be to choose fish that are similar in nature and have the same water and feeding requirements. This will ensure an environment in which your fish can feel comfortable and won’t be…

Molly Fish Diseases, Parasites & Remedies

Molly Fish Diseases, Parasites & Remedies
It’s extremely disheartening to have a pet fall ill, especially if you don’t know what’s wrong with it and what you can do to help. Unfortunately, like most animals, molly fish can get sick too. Knowing the diseases that can affect mollies and knowing how to prevent and treat these…

Best Food for Molly Fish – How to Feed Mollies?

Best Food for Molly Fish – How to Feed Mollies?
There’s no secret that molly fish love to eat and, to be honest, feeding time is one of my favorite moments with my molly fish. Their great appetite and liveliness always put a smile on my face. If you’ve never kept mollies before and you’re planning to, this article will…