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Old 08-01-2018, 08:36 AM   #1
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Guppies and Platies in 15 gallon tank?

Hi - I'm relatively new to this. We have a 15 gallon tank with 4 males guppies. I'd really like to add some platies to the mix. Can I add 3-4 male platies or is that too much testosterone? I don't want a breeding tank, but also read that male platies can sometimes be aggressive toward each other. I couldn't find this specific question answered on this forum. Any help is appreciated!

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Hello kadeo...

Yes. You can have a male only community tank. The males tend to be aggressive by nature. Keep the surface of the tank well planted with a plant like Hornwort or Water spite. Just drop some individual stems into the tank. This will allow any bullied fish to escape an aggressive one.

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Thanks, B! This is really helpful.
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