Are Endlers Pretty Active Fish
How many Endlers should be kept together?
How many Endlers can go in a 5-gallon tank? The minimum tank size for Endlers is 5-10 gallons, but we recommend going bigger because of all the fry they will produce. For a 10-gallon aquarium, start with a trio of one male and two females. For a 20-gallon aquarium, buy six to nine of them.
Are Endlers peaceful?
Endler guppies are peaceful the majority of the time, but the males are very persistent breeders. If you keep one male with one female, he may well literally harass her to death. Keeping one male to two or more females is a better ratio. There is no maximum number of Endlers you can keep in a group.
Are Endlers a schooling fish?
Endler guppy is a schooling fish, and it prefers small tanks with lentic water, thickly planted with various flora. The fish feels very comfortable in tanks with floating plants.
Can I keep all male Endlers?
Endlers are OK in a male only tank, and are compatible with CPD.
Do Endlers eat their own fry?
Endler Guppies will eat their own babies given the opportunity. Endlers are known to display a behavior known as filial cannibalism which results in the female eating her babies immediately after birth. Female Endler guppies take no parental responsibility for their offspring.
Are Endlers shy?
Endler’s are quite shy fishes and are happiest in an environment where they have plenty of hiding places, which works well when you keep them in the same environment as a betta, as the livebearers will quickly get out of harm’s way if necessary.
What do Endler fry eat?
Endlers can also be fed frozen or live foods such as brine shrimp, grindal worms, blood worms, tubifex worms, brine shrimp, and other small invertebrates. Fry will eat finely crushed flake food or one of the specially-prepared micro/powder fry foods on the market.
Are Endlers better than guppies?
Both are very similar in terms of maintenance demands and water requirements – a water temperature of 72-78 degrees Fahrenheit works best for endlers, while common guppies will do well in such temperatures, maybe slightly warmer.
Can you keep a betta with Endlers?
Endlers livebearers make good tank mates for bettas because they aren’t flashy and they can swim fast. If you want to have the best chance of your betta not being aggressive you should introduce the endlers livebearers to the tank first.
How many Endlers are in a 5 gallon?
As for the endlers, 5-6 males would be good. I would avoid getting females to prevent the overpopulation problem. If you want to breed them, I suggest a bigger tank (15g+).
Can Endlers live with cichlids?
It’s best to avoid crayfish, turtles, and larger or particularly aggressive fish, like cichlids, which could predate on your endlers.
Can you keep Endlers with shrimp?
Providing you set your aquarium up correctly, there is no reason you can’t keep Endlers with shrimp. Yes, the Endlers will eat some of the shrimp babies, but the shrimp should reproduce quickly enough that the Endlers don’t really have an impact on the number of shrimp in your aquarium.
Do male Endler guppies fight?
Anyway, to cut a long story short, yes, male guppies fight, and yes, if their fins are repeatedly damaged then problems like finrot can occur. They may calm down once a pecking order is established, but don’t bank on it.
How many female Endlers are there?
you need at least 2 females to every male. if you can get 3 per male its even better. male endlers like most male livebearers can harass a female to death if it is just 1:1. 2 females takes the heat off of a single female.
Do Endlers eat Daphnia?
Endlers will eat both live and frozen foods, as well as a portion of high-quality flake food. Frozen and live bloodworms are a favorite food of wingei, and they also enjoy brine shrimp, daphnia, and blackworms. Also, you’ll need to supplement your fishes’ diet with some form of plant matter.