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

Platy Fish and Tiger Barbs – Can You Keep Them in Same Aquarium?
If you’re researching the compatibility between platy fish and tiger barbs, you’re in the right place to find out if they can be kept together and what are the caveats of housing these fish together. Platy fish and tiger barbs can be housed in the same aquarium, however, there are…

11 Different Types of Platy Fish – Most Common Platy Fish Types

11 Different Types of Platy Fish – Most Common Platy Fish Types
Different Types of Platy Fish – Most Common Platy Fish Types Platy fish are a peaceful species that is often chosen by beginner aquarists for their hardy nature and easy compatibility with lots of other peace-loving freshwater fish. Beyond being good-natured and easy to care for fish, platies also showcase…

Platy Fish Diseases, Parasites & Remedies

Platy Fish Diseases, Parasites & Remedies
Platy fish can fall victims to many ailments, some preventable, some curable, others fatal. In any event, knowing about the most common platy fish diseases, parasites and illnesses as well as their remedies can put you at an advantage in overcoming the disease. In this article, I will talk about…

20 Best Platy Fish Tank Mates – Animals Compatible with Platies

20 Best Platy Fish Tank Mates – Animals Compatible with Platies
Not sure which fish are compatible with platies? I’m here to help! The list below contains a short overview of the 20 best platy fish tank mates. Fish compatibility should always be examined when setting up a community aquarium. Similar water parameters and behavioral traits are important factors that will…

Best Food for Platy Fish – How to Feed Platies?

Best Food for Platy Fish – How to Feed Platies?
Platies are an omnivorous species that’s easy to please when it comes to food. They have a good appetite and will accept all types of fish food. As you may know by now, diet has a very important role in maintaining a healthy immune system in your fish and aiding…

Platy Fish and Betta Fish – Can You Keep Them in Same Aquarium?

Platy Fish and Betta Fish – Can You Keep Them in Same Aquarium?
If you’re considering keeping betta fish and platy fish in the same aquarium, in this article I will point out how you can keep them together and what you should watch out for when housing bettas and platies together. Betta and platy fish are compatible, especially when it comes to…

Platy Fish and Guppy Fish – Can You Keep Them in Same Aquarium?

Platy Fish and Guppy Fish – Can You Keep Them in Same Aquarium?
Looking for some companions for your platy fish or guppy fish? Starting a community aquarium involves doing research on the compatibility between different fish species and keeping requirements. You’ve landed on this article, which must mean you’re on track in researching the fish you’re planning on keeping together. Many beginner…

How to Breed Platy Fish?

How to Breed Platy Fish?
Chances are that if you have platies of both genders in the same aquarium, they have already reproduced at some point. However, you may have not noticed any baby platies since they’re very small and adults will eat them if they’re kept together in the same aquarium. If your aquarium…

Pregnant Platy Fish – Is Female Platy Fish about to Give Birth?

Pregnant Platy Fish – Is Female Platy Fish about to Give Birth?
If you’re about to breed platy fish, you may want to take a moment to familiarize yourself with the aspects of breeding platies, knowing how to tell if your platy fish is pregnant, and knowing how to take care of platy fry. I’ve put together this guide on platy fish…

Platy Fish and Goldfish – Can You Keep Them in Same Aquarium?

Platy Fish and Goldfish – Can You Keep Them in Same Aquarium?
Since both platy fish and goldfish are beginner-friendly fish that have easy-to-fulfill keeping requirements, you may think they’re compatible and you could perhaps keep them in the same aquarium. Unfortunately, goldfish aren’t a good match for platy fish. While you could technically place them in the same freshwater tank, they…