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Different Types of Fish to Keep in an Aquarium

You will enjoy having fish for pets, but only if you know how to care for 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 means you need to know which fish is easier to care for. You also need the peaceful breeds that can live among others well. Here are examples of such fish for you to consider.
Danios are small, active and colorful fish. These are commonly presented in red, yellow and green. They are lively but hardly aggressive and live well with other species. They prefer a large aquarium with gravel and plants at the bottom, with pH levels close to that of fresh water.
Black Molly, however, can live in any water. You will find them easier to care for. They are commonly seen as platinum colored, dusty gold or black. They prefer to eat flake and pellet foods, bloodworms and brine shrimp. They are social, but do not do well here there are large fish.
Platies are the more colorful kind, mostly 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. They are small, where the males are the smaller sized ones. The prefer warmer water, and eat flake food, freeze-dried food, and algae.
Betta fish come in shapes like half-moon, double-tail and crown tail. They like their water warmer, and changed regularly.
Neon Tetra shall be presented with silver or white abdomens with bright blue backs. They are also social 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. Their females grow much bigger, almost twice the males. The males, on the other hand, are the more colorful species.
You shall tell a Rainbow fish by the way there are colored. They also grow more colorful once they settle in their new aquarium. They will also not be so active and prefer the company of less active fish as well.
Glofish are like Danios, save for their neon shine. They prefer the company of other less aggressive fish.
These are examples of fish you can keep in your aquarium. They are also able to live amongst each other, meaning you can keep them all together for a better display. There are more fish species suitable for your aquarium, which you can read more about here.