What is the lifespan of a molly fish
around three to five yearsThe average molly fish lifespan is around three to five years.
While they aren’t the longest-living freshwater species out there, there is some wiggle room depending on what species you get..
Will a betta kill a Molly
Male bettas are very aggressive and will kill the Molly, and mollies are very fragile and need filters and heaters to live. Bettas do BEST with filters and heaters, but will survive for a time without them.
Why is my Molly chasing my other Molly
Yes it’s normal, it could be that they are breeding too. Mollies sometimes chase and attack other mollies while feeding but they will not cause that much harm. However if you have a tank too small and the fish getting bullied is not getting any food at all -> It might die from stress and sickness.
Can Mollies kill each other
It is quite possible yes. Depending on the tank size and the number of Mollies in the group. Also the group dynamics of X# males vs X# females and the sudden change in dynamics.
Are Mollies fin nippers
Yes, Molly’s can be fin nippers at times. Personally I would recommend moving the Gold Fish to it’s own tank if possible.
How do I know if my mollies are mating
Usually, a female goes vertical when she agrees to mate but I have noticed that the male mollies continue to chase the ones who are swimming away from them. Even if a female swims slowly it’s also the sign that she is agreeing to mate and allowing the male to chase her easily.
Why do Mollies raise their fins
Male mollies often raise their dorsal fin when threatening rival males or trying to impress potential mates.
Why is my Molly attacking other fish
Molly fish tend to bully and attack other fish when they are stressed. That usually happens when the water parameters are wrong, including the pH, temperature, and ammonia levels. However, mollies will also behave aggressively when they are breeding or sharing a tank with unsuitable tankmates.
Will a Molly kill a guppy
They are semi-aggressive fish. However, mollies do not attack guppies unless it is to defend their fry or their mate.
Do Mollies pair for life
Mollies are very sociable fish, and the speed they mate, it appears they can be over sociable. Keeping mollies in pairs is done for a reason, and it is a good way to help any enthusiast to keep on top of how many fish they need to keep in their tank.
Can you keep only female mollies
To avoid breeding, you should keep only males or only females. … Females’ anal fin looks just like the rest of their other fins. More than one molly can be kept in a tank together, however, they have been known to nip the fins of others in their tank.
How many mollies should be kept together
Mollies tend to stick together most of the time, which is why you should keep them in groups of 4 or more. If you are planning to keep more than 4 mollies, make sure you get a 20-gallon tank at least. A 45- gallon tank should be a perfect choice if you plan to manage multiple shoals of mollies.
Can a Molly breed with a guppy
Yes, a guppy and molly hybrid is possible. But you need to remember that it should be a guppy male with a molly female. And, that you should not have male and female mollies or guppies in the tank. Otherwise, they will not cross-breed with each other.
Will female mollies fight
Female mollies will do this. The dominant one will keep it up until she kills the other. I had 2 females and a male and between the male chasing both the females and the dominant female also chasing the other, the poor girl didn’t stand a chance.
Why is my male molly chasing my pregnant female Molly
It generally means she is close to dropping her young. In her body, she stores *****, which can live for a long time. A male can fertilize her and die, and she will produce several more batches of fry from his last ***** packet.
Are Mollies fighting fish
Male mollies can be quite aggressive to one another when trying to establish a hierarchy. While they wouldn’t be aggressive towards your betta, he may still get stressed out from all the commotion. If you only have males they’re all going to be fighting for the alpha spot, because there’s nothing else for them to do.