How big can feeder guppies get?
They reach a maximum length of 2.5 inches (6.4 cm) with males growing slightly smaller than females but being much more colorful in comparison.
Are feeder guppies the same as regular guppies?
One common type of guppy is the feeder guppy. These guppies are sold as food for other fish. They often resemble the original, wild guppy. However, many feeder guppies are culls — fish rejected for selective breeding.
What do you feed feeder guppies?
Brine shrimp is the number one food for guppies, especially if they are feed live to your fish. Brine shrimp has a 60% protein content and around 25% fat and carbohydrates. A high level of protein, fat and carbohydrates will allow your guppy fry grow bigger and faster. Adult are also love consuming brine shrimp.
How many guppies should be kept together?
Guppies should be kept in trios – 2 females to each male. Yeah, this is so important we’re sayin’ it twice. Not only does this better the chances of reproduction, but female guppies are also less likely to become territorial than males- so you’re more likely to keep a peaceful aquarium.
Can I put a betta with guppies?
So to conclude this article: yes, guppies and betta fish can live in the same aquarium. You will have a bit more work feeding your betta separately and you will also need to purchase live plants, but it is doable.
Can you mix guppies with betta fish?
Which guppies are hardest?
Endler’s livebearers are hardier than most guppies, particularly the “fancy” types. They don’t eat their own young, and if there’s nothing else in the tank that will eat their fry they’ll eventually severely overcrowd the space.
What size tank do you need for guppies?
What Do Guppies Need in Their Tank? Guppies grow to an average of 2 inches long, so the smallest tank size we recommend is a 5-gallon aquarium for a trio of guppies. But given how quickly they reproduce, a 10- or 20-gallon aquarium would be more appropriate in the long run.
How many times a day should you feed guppies?
Feed adult guppies once or twice a day. At least one meal should consist of live food. Unlike young fish, whose frequent meals support rapid development, adults function well with fewer meals.
Can 3 male guppies live together?
Keeping more male guppies in a tank will help to spread out the aggression. So all the guppies will not target only one guppy. If you keep fewer male guppies, say three guppies in a 10-gallon tank then the two male guppies can always target one guppy and constantly chase and bully it.
Is it OK to have one guppy?
You might also wonder if guppies can dwell alone in a community tank or not. Well, the answer is yes! Your lonely guppy will feel better if you keep it in a community tank with other fishes similar to its kind. Keeping a lone guppy with other peaceful community species is a compromise; your lone guppy will be happier.