Friend or Foe? Freshwater Fish Compatibility for a Happy Tank | Guest Blog Post by Petco

Friend or Foe? Freshwater Fish Compatibility for a Happy Tank | Guest Blog Post by Petco

Guest blog post by Petco  [ published with permission

Whether you’re thinking of adding a fish to an existing freshwater aquarium, or planning for a new freshwater aquarium, there are plenty of aquatic life options to choose from: colorful rainbow fish, gentle swordtails, koi, African dwarf frogs, guppies, eels, barbs, sharks and so many more!

However, there are several factors that determine whether or not each species is compatible or not, including:

  • Water temperature
  • Gender
  • Temperament
  • Diet
  • Size
  • Activity level
  • pH levels

In order to maintain a happy, healthy, friendly freshwater fish community, it’s important to ensure compatibility. Use this handy guide to help you choose fish that can live together in harmony.

Friend or Foe? Freshwater Fish Compatibility for a Happy Tank

Friend or Foe? Freshwater Fish Compatibility for a Happy Tank

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