Do Guppies Need a Bubbler?

Clear Orange Guppies with Bubbles at Surface

Knowing the right equipment helps a lot with maintaining the health of your guppies. Most of the time, you just need a tank, food, and a filter, though some fish keepers would also suggest a bubbler. However, guppies do not need a bubbler. Though it can help contribute to the overall aesthetic of the tank … Read more

Will Neon Tetras Eat Guppy Fry?

Neon Tetra Closeup

Neon tetras can and will eat guppy fry. Most fish won’t pass up the opportunity to consume any species of fry large enough to fit in their mouths. Most fish will even eat their own fry on occasion. Since neon tetras are naturally omnivorous and guppy fry are about ¼ inches, your tropical fish can … Read more

What Do Guppies Like in Their Tank?

Guppy Multi Colored Fish

What do guppies like in their tank? Some of the equipment that will make your guppies happy are a water filter, water heater, lighting, plants, and other decorations. After setting up your aquarium with all the necessary equipment, you’ll be able to sit back and enjoy the sight of your new fish friends. What Do … Read more

Can Neon Tetras Live With Guppies?

Swimming Guppy

Neon tetras with guppies? You’re probably concerned about how the interaction will turn out, and the good news is that they’re a compatible pair. Neon tetras can live with guppies! That’s because both freshwater fish are peaceful by nature and live in similar conditions. So, if you’re thinking about introducing your new neon tetras to … Read more

Are Guppies Aggressive?

Guppy with Blue Green Black and Orange

Guppies are among the most popular tropical fish among aquarium fanatics, not just because of their colorful bodies and fins but because they are easy-going, shy, and peaceful. Guppies are not aggressive and easy to take care of, which makes them perfect for beginner aquarists.  Aggressiveness is very uncommon among guppies unless they’re trying to … Read more

How Many Guppies in a 29-Gallon Tank?

Orange and Black Guppies at Surface

The basic rule is 1 inch of fish per gallon of water. Full-grown adult guppies can get to 1.5 to 2 inches big, depending on gender and nutrition. After considering the space taken up by plants and decoration, you can add about 12 to 15 average-size guppies to your 29-gallon tank. And if you plan … Read more

How Many Guppies in a 20 Gallon Tank?

Orange Black Guppy and Silver and Gold Guppies

The ideal number of guppies in a 20 gallon tank should be between 8 and 12. If you’re thinking of getting guppies for your tank, that’s a great choice! Guppies are very peaceful and appealing to the eye, which is what most of us look for in aquarium fish. However, This tropical freshwater fish is … Read more

Do Guppies Eat Shrimp?

Red Shrimp on Plant

If the guppies and shrimp aren’t being cared for properly and placed in an environment that doesn’t satisfy their needs, then, unfortunately, guppies can eat the shrimp.  Not all creatures of water can live in the same habitat. Sometimes, placing two different species in one aquarium can cause more harm than good. So, would placing … Read more

Do Guppies Eat Algae?

Yes, guppies eat algae and can benefit a great deal from it. However, they need a variety of foods in order to lead a long, healthy life. And they won’t clean your tank of algae the way a traditional algae eater will. Guppies are sweet colorful fish that can be easily maintained. However, aquarists often … Read more

Do Guppies Need a Filter?

No, guppies don’t need a filter. They can survive in a garden pond or a filterless aquarium provided the tank is mature, has lots of plants, and the tank is stocked very low. While they don’t need a filter, we strongly recommend one for all but the most advanced fish keepers. Preparing a new tank … Read more