Will my Molly fry survive
The only sure fire way fry will survive is to separate mom into her own tank with water from her big tank until she releases the fry, then take mom out.
I never had much luck with any fry surviving in a community tank..
How many Mollies Can I put in a 10 gallon tank
four molliesIdeally, you should have a 10-gallon aquarium for a molly fish. Depending on the species, you may add up to four mollies to the tank. For Sailfins and other larger mollies, however, you’ll need to arrange a 30-gallon aquarium. To live comfortably, each extra molly will require about 3 additional gallons.
Where is the best place to keep a black molly
It is often thought that Black Mollies are best served in Brackish waters, but that’s not the case at all. While it’s true that they can survive in almost any water conditions, they will be better off kept in freshwater tanks.
How many guppy fry will survive
5-15 fryWhen you see the fry, start feeding all the fish a little more and more often. Well fed adult fish are much less likely to bother the fry. I have been breeding guppies for a year and never have I once used a breeder box, all it does is stress out the female. Normally 5-15 fry survive every batch.
Do fish get sad when other fish die
No, fish do not get “sad” if another fish dies. Fish do have a brain that is capable of some type of “emotion” but not to the extent that humans feel. They don’t feel anything like sadness, but may feel something to a smaller extent. Scientists have been able to train fish.
How quickly do black mollies grow
around 9 to 10 monthsBlack mollies tend to grow a little bit slower than normal mollies. It may take a black molly around 9 to 10 months to grow to their full size, which for males is around 3 inches in length, and for females about 5 inches in length at most.
Do molly fish die easily
Overfeeding causes mollies to produce a lot of waste, more than you’re removing with weekly water changes. With waste products accumulating and oxygen levels dropping, fish become ill and eventually die off.
How many fry will a Molly have
Female mollies will gestate their young for about 60 days. They can give birth to between 40 and 100 fry.
How can I make my Molly fry grow faster
Bring your molly fry home. Make sure the fry are sealed in a plastic bag with warm water and room enough for the fry to move around. Try to get your fry home as fast as possible. You want to minimize the amount of stress on your fry, so avoid taking long routes home or stopping while you still have the fry in transit.
Should I change water after fish died
Any dead fish should be removed, as its body will quickly rot in the warm, bacteria-laden water. A corpse will pollute water, risking the health of other fish in the tank.
Why are baby mollies dying
Any sudden changes in temperature, pH, etc. will stress them, as will the presence of ammonia or nitrite. If you have not yet learned about the nitrogen cycle, please use our SEARCH function to find out more. This is especially important with fry, because they seldom eat all of the offered food.
How quickly do fry grow
It takes several months depending on the species. Platies grow fairly quickly, but it can take up to a year for them to be full sized. If you feed 3-4 small meals a day, they will grow faster. Guppy fry can mature in a few months, but most live bearing species take about six months.
Can mollies die giving birth
Mollies typically die after giving birth due to severe labor strains, secondary to long delivery duration, hostile environment, and inappropriate water conditions. Female mollies also die after delivery due to genetic defects and underlying diseases, such as flukes, fin rot, and ammonia burns.
How long does it take for molly fish to grow to full size
around 3 to 4 monthsThe molly fish will take around 3 to 4 months to grow to their full size, and in part, this will depend on their water conditions, diet, and more. With good care, it should take no longer than 4 months for a molly fish to grow to full size.
How long does it take for Molly Fry to get color
Usually it’s after 1 month color is shown, but there has been cases of fry showing color within the first two weeks of being born.
What do Molly Fry eat
The fry should be fed a quality food, such as baby brine shrimp, baby fish food, or quality flake food ground into a fine powder. Feed the fry small amounts several times a day. Maintain good water quality by performing regular water changes.
Do molly fish need light at night
Aquarium fish do not need light and it is best that you turn it off during the night. Leaving the light on can cause stress to fish as they need a period of darkness to sleep. Too much light will cause algae to rapidly grow and make your tank look dirty.
Will Guppy fry eat smaller fry
Other than that, guppy fry will eat food that is either crushed or small in size or which easily fits into their mouth. However, if you have a guppy fry that is a little older and another fry that is just born, then the older guppy might eat the younger fry.