Can GloFish live with normal fish?

GloFish danios are a fast-swimming schooling fish that get along with other peaceful, community fish. Rainbow sharks grow up to 6 inches (15 cm) long and can be a bit territorial, so we only recommend getting one for a 29-gallon or larger aquarium.

Can you put GloFish with goldfish?

Goldfish and Glofish may seem like a match with regards to feeding patterns and plant types; however, Glofish are tropical fish, whereas Goldfish are freshwater fish. These two species of fish will thrive best separately as they require different climates.

Can GloFish live with normal fish? – Related Questions

What fish can I put with my GloFish?

You can keep them in a community tank with other active peaceful fish of similar size. Good choices include other Tetras, Rasboras, Danios, Zebra danios ,small Barbs and other GloFish.

Do you need a heater for GloFish?

Yes, Glofish need a heater, because all glofish species are tropical fish, which thrive in colder water temperatures.

Can betta fish be in the same tank as GloFish?

Yes, you can put Betta fish in a GloFish tank, but you can only keep a Betta with certain GloFish species. However, you want to be mindful when putting a Betta in a GloFish tank since even peaceful GloFish can be fin nippers.

How many GloFish should be kept together?

Glofish thrive in a group so it is recommended to have at least 5 from the same species. If you plan on getting 5 to 6 Glofish then a 20-gallon tank will be suitable. Keeping them in 3, 5 or 10 gallons of water will result in poor life quality and aggression.

Can goldfish be mixed with other fish?

Goldfish are generally not aggressive so they can be kept with most community fish provided the other fish are larger than the size of the goldfish’s mouth.

How many GloFish danios should be together?

Because they are relatively small fish, you can safely add two Danios per gallon of tank space.

Can I keep 4 danios?

Danios are schooling fish, so they need to be kept in groups of at least 5. As with most other schooling fish, if the numbers are too low, they can become stressed and start acting out of the ordinary.

What fish do not get along with goldfish?

In general, goldfish are peaceful animals that will not thrive with aggressive barbs, African cichlids, and other large cichlids.

What fish should not be mixed?

Cichlids, certain species of sharks, loaches, knife fish, mormyrids and other territorial fish do not share space well with members of their own kind or closely related species.

What is the best fish to put with a goldfish?

The 22 Best Goldfish Tank Mates & Fish Companions
  • Zebra Danios.
  • Giant Danios.
  • White Cloud Mountain Minnows.
  • Bristlenose Catfish.
  • Corydoras Catfish.
  • Dojo Loach.
  • Banded Corydoras.
  • Platy.

Is my goldfish a boy or girl?

The anal fin in males is closer to the tail compared to females. Male goldfish tend to have more flowing fins and tails compared to females. Male goldfish tend to have a slightly smaller and skinnier body compared to females. Females will have a larger and rounder body and their abdomen can appear soft.

Why do fish hit each other?

It shouldn’t surprise you that fish fight over the same things that people do: food, mates, territory and so forth. It’s a good thing fish aren’t religious or political. Most aggression in the aquarium occurs over territory. Many species swim wherever they want and are fancy-free.

Do goldfish eat guppies?

The second problem with keeping guppies and goldfish in the same tank is that goldfish can grow large enough to eat – or at least try to eat – smaller guppies. While your goldfish probably won’t succeed in eating your guppy, it may well try. Like fin nipping, this can cause stress and injury.