To breed tropical fishes, set aside a breeding tank, then choose the best parents from both sexes, and settle the pair in optimal conditions. Be sure to add hiding places in the breeding tank or aquarium like aquatic pla... More »

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Most freshwater tropical aquariums do well at a temperature of 75 to 80 F. Certain tropical fish species prefer a temperature outside of this range, so aquarium enthusiasts should always check before adding new species t... More »

While the exact length of the gestation period for a tropical fish varies from species to species, the average pregnancy lasts about one month, give or take a week. More »

Tropical fish may swim upside down as a result of severe health problems; this can be a result of a bladder infection or intestinal blockage caused by overfeeding or eating too quickly. Eating too much can cause bloating... More »

Exactly how much Koi fish cost depends on a number of factors, including the size and the specific breed of the fish. As of June 2014, a small, standard Koi fish costs as little as $4. Koi that are larger in size can cos... More »

Keeping newborn guppies in a separate breeding tank, providing plenty of shelter and following the right feeding regime are important tips to consider when raising guppies. Guppy fry are vulnerable to attack, and they re... More »

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Blue ram cichlids require 20 gallons of water per fish. The tank needs to be heavily planted with aquatic vegetation and the nitrate levels need to be kept low. The water should be soft and acidic with a pH of 5.0 and a ... More »

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