Doing The Right Way

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 the work involved in keeping an aquarium can put off so many people. Should you manage that task, you shall find them to be great pets to have around. This calls for you pick only fish that is easy to care for. You also need the peaceful breeds that can live among others well. Here is a guide to various tropical fish, and their proper feeding needs.
Danios are small, active and colorful fish. These are normally in 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. You will find them easier to care for. They are commonly seen as platinum colored, dusty gold or black. They eat mostly flake and pellet foods, bloodworms, and brine shrimp. They are social, but do not do well here there are large fish.
Platies shall be in more color, such as in blue, purple, red-orange, and yellow. You can get more color blends after they have been bred. They are quiet and live well among other quiet fish. Their males are usually tinnier than the females. You should put them in warmer water, and feed them flake food, freeze-dried food, and algae.
Betta fish come in shapes like half-moon, double-tail and crown tail. They like warmer water that is rinsed off often.
Neon Tetra come with 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 have few of them, with time they shall multiply a lot. Their females grow much bigger, almost twice the males. The males, on the other hand, are the more colorful species.
Rainbow fish have several colors on. They shall then grow more colorful when 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 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.