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MOLLY

Molly Fish is the common name of freshwater fish originating from the Poecolia genus, including Poecilia Sphenops and Poecilia Latipinna. This elegant live-bearer is closely related to the Guppy fish. They are native to the coastal area of Mexico and live in both freshwater streams and brackish waters. Wild Molly fish coloring is duller, often grey. Molly bred in captivity on the other hand can be found ranging through many vibrant color varieties and patterns, making them a stunning tank mate to posses.

Maintenace:
Water conditions:

Molly fish from Saigon Aquarium accommodates well to tap water, after chlorine treatment.

Range of pH: 6.5 – 8.0

Water temperature: appx 26˚C – 28˚C

Diet:

Molly fish are omnivores, they eat all live food, frozen food and vegetable food, so rotate their diet daily and feed only what they can consume in under 2 minutes, once or twice a day. Do not overfeed or leave food leftover in the tank, as it causes ammonia and nitrite and becomes toxic.

Behaviour:

In general, molly fish are peaceful and make good community fish. Male molly can be aggressive towards each other and are constantly trying to mate, so a ratio of 2 to 3 females per male is advised to prevent excessive harassment of the females. Good tank mates include tetras, rasboras, danios, peaceful barbs and rainbowfish.

Red Sphenops Molly

Red Sphenops Molly

Red Lyra Sphenops Molly

Gold Lyra Sphenops Molly

Gold Sphenops Molly

Gold Black Lyratail Sphenops Molly

Gold Black Sphenops Molly

Black Lyra Sphenops Molly

Black Sphenops Molly

Red Gold Latipinna Molly

Red Gold Latipinna Molly

Red Gold Lyra Latipinna Molly

Calico Gold Latipinna Molly

Gold Leopard Latipinna Molly

Yellow Latipinna Molly

Yellow Latipinna Molly

Silver Lyratail Latipinna Molly

Silver Lyra Latipinna Molly

Silver Latipinna Molly

Calico Latipinna Molly

Calico Latipina Molly

Black Lyratail Latipinna Molly

Black Latipinna Molly

Yellow Balloon Molly

Yellow Balloon Molly

Gold Balloon Molly

Gold Balloon Molly

Gold Balloon Molly

Gold Leopard Balloon Molly

Gold Calico Balloon Molly

Gold Calico Balloon Molly

Gold Calico Balloon Molly

Calico Balloon Molly

Calico Balloon Latipinna Molly

Silver Balloon Molly

White Balloon Molly

White Balloon Molly

White Balloon Molly

Black Calico Balloon Molly