14 Of The Best Fish For A 10 Gallon Tank! (Beginner-Friendly)

14 Of The Best Fish For A 10 Gallon Tank! (Beginner-Friendly)

Choosing the right fish for a 10-gallon tank can be a daunting task for beginners due to the variety of options available. This guide aims to help you by highlighting 15 beginner-friendly fish that are perfect for a 10-gallon setup. From the vibrant Betta to the active Zebra Danios, each fish has unique characteristics that…

Male Vs Female Guppies: How To Tell The Difference! (With Photos)

Male Vs Female Guppies: How To Tell The Difference! (With Photos)

The simplest way to differentiate between male and female guppies is by identifying the gonopodium on the male, a thin fin on the underside, whereas females have a small triangular fin in the same area. In this article, I will cover several other characteristics to help you accurately identify male and female guppies. Gonopodium One…

Guppy Breeding 101: The Ultimate Guide On Breeding For Profit!

Guppy Breeding 101: The Ultimate Guide On Breeding For Profit!

The ease of breeding guppies often draws the attention of many people who are new to the fish-keeping hobby that are looking to actively breed their fish. Not only can breeding guppies be a rewarding pastime but when done correctly, you can often breed your guppies for a profit! I frequently see people making the…

How Many Guppies Should You Keep In A 10 Gallon Tank?

How Many Guppies Should You Keep In A 10 Gallon Tank?

A 10-gallon guppy tank can typically accommodate 6-10 male guppies without any females, 1-4 guppies in a community tank depending on tank mates, 3-6 guppies for breeding with a 1:2 male-to-female ratio, or 1-50 fry in a grow-out tank depending on their size. After seeing sources offering blanket statements based on the outdated “one inch…

7 Reasons Guppies Jump Out Of Tanks And How To Stop It!

7 Reasons Guppies Jump Out Of Tanks And How To Stop It!

Guppies often jump out of their tanks due to environmental issues such as poor water quality, temperature inconsistencies, lack of hiding spots, overstocking, tank mate aggression, and inadequate food. Using measures like tank lids, lowering water levels, and adding floating plants can prevent your guppy from jumping out. There’s nothing worse than waking up in…

Diary Of A Fish-In Cycle: My Experiences With My New Tank!

Diary Of A Fish-In Cycle: My Experiences With My New Tank!

Properly cycling a new aquarium is crucial, as it establishes the beneficial bacteria needed to maintain low ammonia and nitrite levels. The two main methods for cycling an aquarium are the “fish-in cycle” and the “fishless cycle,” each with its own advantages and disadvantages. I chose to use the fish-in cycle for my new 29-gallon…

6 Reasons Your Guppy Is Clamping Its Fins Or Tail!

6 Reasons Your Guppy Is Clamping Its Fins Or Tail!

A guppy displaying tail or fin-clamping behavior may be signaling stress, water parameter issues, or infections, often exacerbated by weakened genetics from inbreeding. After seeing so many people reaching out for advice on their own guppy that is claiming its tail, I decided to share my experiences to try and help others. What Is Fin…

6 Reasons Your Guppies Are Flashing And How To Fix It!

6 Reasons Your Guppies Are Flashing And How To Fix It!

The most common causes of guppy flashing include poor water conditions, fungal, parasitic, and bacterial infections, chemical irritants, and physical injuries, all of which can be effectively treated with the right diagnosis. After investigating the common causes of guppy flashing in my own tank, I decided to share my findings to help others experiencing the…

8 Reasons Your Corydoras Are Glass Surfing!

8 Reasons Your Corydoras Are Glass Surfing!

Corydoras start glass surfing for various reasons, including spawning, water quality, tank size, new environments, insufficient schooling size, hunger, boredom, and reflections in the aquarium. My corydoras began glass surfing within a week of being added to my aquarium, after researching the potential causes, I decided to publish my findings here. What Is Glass Surfing?…