Selecting the Right Fish for your Aquarium
Fish are great as pets, provided you understand how to take care of them. Aquariums form a beautiful section of a house. But there are those who believe that aquariums are hard to maintain. Should you manage that task, you shall find them to be great pets to have around. This means you need to know which fish is easier to care for. You also need the peaceful breeds that can live among others well. Here are examples of such fish for you to consider.
Danios are small, active and colorful fish. You will find these as red, yellow and green. You will see them as active but they are not aggressive and do well with other species. They shall do well in a large aquarium with gravel and plants at the bottom, with pH levels close to that of fresh water.
Black Molly has no preference for the water conditions. This makes it easier to care for them. They tend to be platinum colored, dusty gold or black. They prefer to eat flake and pellet foods, bloodworms and brine shrimp. They live well with other similar sized fish.
Platies are the more colorful kind, mostly in blue, purple, red-orange, and yellow. They can be bred to produce more color blends. They are quiet and live well among other quiet fish. Their males are usually tinnier than the females. They do well in warmer water and eat flake food, freeze-dried food, and algae.
You will find Betta fish in shapes like half-moon, double-tail and crown tail. They like warmer water that is rinsed off often.
Neon Tetra have silver or white abdomens with bright blue backs. They have no problem living with other species.
Guppies are the more playful ones and tend to breed a lot. If you keep some, it is only a matter of time before you have a full family. The female species is normally twice as big as the meals in size. The males, on the other hand, are the more colorful species.
You shall tell a Rainbow fish by the way there are colored. They shall then grow more colorful when they settle in their new aquarium. They are not aggressive or that much active.
Glofish are like Danios, save for their neon shine. They prefer the company of other less aggressive fish.
These are some of the fish that shall give you a great looking aquarium, with minimal maintenance work. The fact that they co-exist with no issues means that you can pick among them and thus end up with an even better looking aquarium. You will find more fish species that you can add on, which you can read more about here.