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How Many Platies In A Fish Tank? (1-75 Gallons)

When I first considered growing platies, the first question I had was how many of them could be kept in a fish tank. I knew from experience that this was a question with no definitive answer. However, as time passed, I learned some exciting rules that provide a rough estimation. Each platy fish requires two …

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Why Is My Platy At The Bottom Of The Tank? (With 5 Solutions)

When I saw that my platy fish was at the bottom of my tank, I panicked. I kept wondering what could have gone wrong and thought about all the possibilities. As I investigated the issue further, I realized that the fish actually signals that it is distressed. Platy fish tend to stay at the bottom …

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Why is my Platy Turning White? (Reasons & Solutions)

Platies are hardy creatures, which is why I enjoy raising them. However, more than once, I noticed that their colors are changing. Most frequently, I saw that my platies begin to lose their colors and gradually turn white. Since this got me concerned, I began researching the topic pretty extensively. Most commonly, platy fish turn …

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Do Platies Eat Plants & Algae? (With 15 Examples)

Quite frequently, I noticed that the plants in my aquarium are being eaten. As time passed, I realized that I spend way too much money on new plants and should focus on prevention instead. Since platies are prevalent in my tank, I began wondering whether they eat plants and algae. That was when I began …

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Platies Swimming at the Top of the Tank: Reasons & Solutions

Quite frequently, I noticed that my platies prefer the upper sections of the tank. At first, I gave credit to their personality. I thought that some fish merely prefer swimming at the top. However, the more I investigated the issue, I realized that the phenomenon could indicate a severe, underlying issue. Platies typically swim at …

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