Different Types of Fish to Keep in an Aquarium
Fish make for wonderful pets, as long as you care for them well. Aquariums are great places to look at in your house. But the work involved in keeping an aquarium can put off so many people. But once you manage to keep exotic fish healthy and hygienic in the house, you shall enjoy such immense beauty. This means you need to know which fish is easier to care for. You need to also select breeds that can live among others. Here are examples of such fish for you to consider.
Danios are characterized by being small, active and colorful. These are normally in red, yellow and green. They are lively but hardly aggressive and live well with other species. You need to place them in a large aquarium with gravel and plants at the bottom, with pH levels close to that of fresh water.
Black Molly, on the other hand, can survive in fresh, brackish or salt water. They are thus easier to care for. They tend to be platinum colored, dusty gold or black. Their diet is made up of flake and pellet foods, bloodworms and brine shrimp. They live well with other similar sized fish.
Platies are even more colorful, 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. The male species are normally smaller than the female ones. The prefer warmer water, and eat flake food, freeze-dried food, and algae.
Betta fish are commonly in shapes like half-moon, double-tail and crown tail. They like their water warmer, and changed regularly.
Neon Tetra have silver or white abdomens with bright blue backs. They have no problem living with other species.
Guppies are the most playful of them all, and love to breed. 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 are however the ones with the more colorful bodies.
Rainbow fish have the colors moisture their names suggest. They also grow more colorful once they settle in their new aquarium. They are not aggressive or that much active.
Glofish are similar to Danios, except for their neon shine. They are also passive fish.
These are some of the fish that shall do well in your aquarium. 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. There are more fish species suitable for your aquarium, which you can read more about here.