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Old 07-01-2014, 01:28 PM   #1
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Breeding Mollies

I recently git a 20 gallon tank that I have already setup with plants, gravel, and some pirate ship decor.

I now want to get mollies and start breeding them. I heard that they only live in brackish water. Is that true?

Can they live with other fish like goldfish?(I know goldfish eat anything that fits in their mouth)

Are they hardy?

Whats their gestation period?

Can all breeds mate with each other?

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I feel that mollies wouldn't be best for a tank that small. Guppies or platies might be better. Goldfish wouldn't be a good option either.


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Really a 20 gallon for three mollies seems fine. They're max size is 4 in and following the inch per gallon rule a 20 gallon is bigger than necessary.


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The inch per gallon rule isn't exactly accurate. Mollies are also active and can be messy in my experience.


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20g is loads for few mollys. They dont need brackish water they just prefer it.

No goldfish cant go with mollys. Mollys need warm weather. I'd recommend between 78-80 degrees farenhiet.

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