How Long Can Molly Fish Live Without Food?

How Long Can Molly Fish Live Without Food?
Say it’s your first time keeping molly fish and you’ve never been apart from them, but something comes up and in a few days you must go on a week-long trip. Naturally, you’re worried about how your mollies are going to survive without food, especially if you don’t have anyone…

How to Start a Molly Fish Tank? – The Ultimate Guide for Beginners

How to Start a Molly Fish Tank? – The Ultimate Guide for Beginners
Beautiful, varied and lively, molly fish are a must-have fish that can be kept in a community or a species-only aquarium. Mollies are prolific breeders, breeding often and producing a lot of fry, which is typical of all livebearer fish. If you’ve set your mind on starting a molly fish…

Do Mollies Need a Heater to Survive?

Do Mollies Need a Heater to Survive?
As tropical freshwater fish, mollies enjoy warmer water. Their optimal temperature range is between 70-82 °F (21-28 °C). Besides requiring warmer water, mollies also need stable temperatures as any sudden changes in temperature levels will have an adverse impact on their health. Whenever I am asked “Do I need a…

15 Fun & Interesting Facts about Molly Fish

15 Fun & Interesting Facts about Molly Fish
Molly fish are one of the most widely kept freshwater fish in the aquarium hobby. They’re a community-friendly, beginner-friendly fish species that is widely available and affordable. They showcase a lot of variety in terms of color and fin type. They’re an easy to care for fish that’s adaptable and…

Can Molly Fish Live Without Oxygen?

Can Molly Fish Live Without Oxygen?
I often get asked this question by people that are just starting out with in the hobby. It may seem like an absurd question at first, until you realize it actually enquires about the need for the water bubbles produced by an aquarium air stone. So, can mollies live without…

Why do My Mollies Keep Dying?

Why do My Mollies Keep Dying?
As small-sized fish that exhibit a lot of variety, mollies are a beloved tropical fish species that can live in brackish water as well. Molly fish are often chosen by beginners because of the hardiness and unpretentious nature of these fish. Since they’re often classified as hardy fish adaptable to…

Do Molly Fish Lay Eggs?

Do Molly Fish Lay Eggs?
Molly fish reproduce at a rapid rate and produce a lot of fry, so it’s important to know about their reproduction mechanism to be able to control their population, especially if it’s your first time keeping mollies. Some fish are more difficult to breed in captivity, some don’t breed at…

Molly Fish Lifespan – How Long do Mollies Live For?

Molly Fish Lifespan – How Long do Mollies Live For?
Regardless of skill level, knowing the lifespan of your fish is important, so you can be prepared to care for them for the entire duration of their lives and know what to do so they can live a long life. In your research on molly fish, you’ve probably searched information…

White Spots on Molly Fish – How to Treat Ich Disease?

White Spots on Molly Fish – How to Treat Ich Disease?
Probably one of the most common molly fish diseases is the white spots, also known as ich or ick. The white spots are caused by the ciliate protozoan Ichthyophthirius multifiliis parasite. You can treat Ich (white spot) diseases very effectively with the Seachem ParaGuard medication. This medication is available on…

Molly Fish Fry Care – How to Care for Baby Mollies?

Molly Fish Fry Care – How to Care for Baby Mollies?
Molly fish breed easily and frequently, but they aren’t fish that will continue caring for their fry after they’re born. In fact, adult mollies most often end up abandoning or even eating their fry. If you want baby mollies to survive, you’ll need to care for them yourself by separating…