Best Flake Food For Guppy Fish

The best flake food for guppies is the fish food that offers better and faster digestion, which results in less waste and cleaner water. Fish foods that offers a balanced mix of fat, protein, and fiber are great but they must also have a good balance of essential vitamins and minerals. The quality of flake food […]

Guppy Bent Spine – Scoliosis & Tuberculosis

Guppies can develop a sudden bent spine, be born with it, or it may occur during adulthood. The main causes of a bent spine are scoliosis and tuberculosis (TB). The main identifying element of the diseases is a curvature in the spine when the fish is viewed from above or the side. Unfortunately, the condition […]

Is It Ok To Keep Guppy In A Fish Bowl?

No. Do not keep your guppies in a fishbowl. In fact, no fish likes living in a small glass bowl. Here are a few reasons why you should not keep your guppies in a fishbowl. Guppy fish and other types of tropical fish or freshwater aquarium fish require space to swim around. A larger tank […]

Why Do My Guppies Keep Dying?

Guppy fish are popular freshwater aquarium fish among fishkeepers. Their striking colors and active behavior in the tank make them fun to watch. Guppies aren’t hard to take care of. In fact, they are very resilient types of fish. So, why do your guppies keep dying? Reasons Why Guppies Keep Dying Most of the time, […]

Guppy Fish and Goldfish – Are They Good Tank Mates?

Can guppy fish and goldfish live in the same aquarium? Yes, guppies and goldfish can share the same tank. However, bigger goldfish can eat smaller guppy fish. The key to successfully keeping both species of fish together is choosing the right type of goldfish (smaller breeds) and proper tank maintenance. Things To Note Guppies are […]

How To Tell If Guppies Are Stressed

Guppies can experience stress as well. Many sicknesses and diseases are caused by stress in guppies. But how to tell if guppies are stressed? What are the signs of stress? Here’s everything you need to know. Stress in Fish Stress in fish, including guppy fish, is caused when fish are kept in improper conditions. Although […]

How To Make Guppy Fry Grow Faster

Everyone wants to know how to make guppy fry grow faster. Especially those of us who make a profit from our fish. Here are some great tips to increase the growth rate of your guppy fry to help them grow into healthy, beautiful, and profitable fish. Guppy Fry Not Growing The following things can hinder […]

10 Reasons To Get Guppies As A Pet

Guppy fish are one of the most popular types of tropical fish kept as freshwater aquarium pets. And for good reason, they are colorful, beautiful, and easy fish to raise. Here are 10 reasons to get guppies as a pet. Exotic Fish With so many different types of guppies, it might be hard to choose […]

What Is The Best Water pH Level For Guppies?

Guppies are one of the best pets for beginners and experienced fish keepers. However, there are some things that need to be done to ensure proper guppy fish care. One of the things that concern many is the pH level of the water in the aquarium. Does the water pH level affect guppies? What happens […]

Guppy Fish Growth Stages

Guppy fish have short lifespans. Thus, they get big very quickly. What are the different growth stages of guppy fish? Here’s an overview and what to expect at each of the different guppy fish growth stages. Female guppies can grow up to 2 inches (5 cm), while male guppies up to 1.5 inches (3.8 cm) […]

Can Guppy Fish and Betta Fish Share A Tank?

Guppies are a popular type of tropical fish that we keep as freshwater aquarium pets. There are also those of us that like bettas. Is it ok to keep guppies and beta fish in the same tank? Will the beta attack or harass the guppy fish? In this article, we’ll discuss whether or not betta […]

How To Care For Guppy Fish

Guppy fish are the most popular type of tropical fish found in freshwater aquariums. Their bright colors and distinct patterns make them attractive to fish keepers and pet lovers alike. So, if you want to keep some, why not learn about proper guppy fish care? Tank Size The first thing to think about when caring […]

How To Care For Guppy Fry

Guppies are beautiful tropical fish and one of the most kept freshwater aquarium pet fish. Each type of guppy fish reproduce quickly and produce lots of baby guppies (fry). To ensure the survival of most of your baby guppy fish you ought to follow a proper guppy fry care guide like this one. Guppies do […]

Guppy Fish Minimum Water Temperature

Guppies are a tropical fish species and as such, they live in warm waters. That being said, many types of guppies are able to adapt to a variety of water temperatures and survive. But, what is the minimum water temperature for guppies? Guppy Fish Minimum Water Temperature The minimum water temperature for guppies is 72 °F […]

Do Guppy Fish Lay Eggs?

Guppies can have babies at a very fast rate. You can start with a tank of 2 to 4 guppies and end up with a tank of 30 to 40 within months. But where do all these baby guppies (fry) come from? Are guppies egg layers? Are Guppy Fish Egg Layers? Guppy fish do not lay eggs, guppies are […]

Do Guppies Need A Heater?

Like other types of tropical fish, guppy fish are accustomed to living in warm waters. However, they can also survive in cooler water for short periods of time. Though, they are prone to develop diseases increase the longer they are exposed to cooler temperatures. Do you need a heater for you guppy fish tank? Yes! […]

How To Introduce Guppies To A New Tank

Adding any of the many types of guppies to an aquarium will definitely make it more attractive. Ideally, a few fancy guppies should do the trick. These guppies come in bright colors like gold, blue, red, and even green. Acclimate Guppies To add your guppies to the new tank, float the container you brought them home in in the tank for about […]

Do Guppies Sleep?

Guppies do sleep. They are diurnal fish that stay active during the day and go to sleep at nights. It can be difficult to tell if your guppies are sleeping because they do not have eyelids. However, here’s how to tell if you guppies are sleeping and just how much sleep the different types of […]

How To Breed Guppies

Guppies are one the easiest fish to breed. However, if you want to successfully raise fry (baby guppies), you have to know how do guppies breed, when the female is due, and the steps to take right before and after she gives birth (guppies are livebearers). How Do Guppies Mate Under the right conditions, male […]

What Vegetables Can Guppies Eat

Taking care of your guppies is a priority if you want them to live long and healthy lives. Guppies are omnivores and will eat anything that they can fit into their mouth (including their own young). You already know what guppies can eat. Fish flakes are probably the staple of many pet fish diets. But, […]

How Long Do Guppies Live For?

The typical life span of a guppy fish depends on various factors. Usually, guppies live for 1-3 years. However, with proper care guppies can live for up to 5 years. The species, quality of food, water parameters, and health all have an important role in extending the lifespan of your guppy fish. Taking proper care […]

Facts About Guppies

Guppies are tropical freshwater fish. They are native to South America and the Caribbean. They mostly live in the slow-flowing rivers, small streams, lakes, ponds and pools and occasionally in the brackish waters. Guppies are one of the most popular freshwater aquarium fish because of their beautifully colored bodies, easy maintenance, ability to reproduce quickly […]

Can Guppies Eat Goldfish Food?

So, what do you feed your guppies when out of guppy food? Can guppies eat Goldfish food? I’ve been in this situation before and I’ve done several searches and came up with an informed decision. Yes, your guppies can eat goldfish food. But, only feed your guppies goldfish feed for a short period of time. […]

Types Of Guppies – Explanation & Visual Guide

There are over 50 different types of guppy fish that include species such as Poecilia Reticulata (Common / Fancy Guppy) Common / Fancy Guppy Fish, Poecilia Wingei (Endler Guppy) Endler Guppy, Micropoecilia Picta (Swamp Guppies). Guppies are also classified by their tail shape. For example, Veiltail, Triangle-tail, Fantail, Scarftail, and Double Swordtail. By Species There […]