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Balloon Belly Mollies
Balloon Belly Mollies' Care
Basic Care: Balloon Belly Mollies are good fish. They are very peaceful, and compatible with anything. They can range from living in complete Freshwater, to Brackish Water, to complete Salt Water. They can live in almost any good tank setup, from 10 gallons+ (They do better in bigger tanks, though) . They are good tankmates, but may (rarely) Chase other fish around. Ballon Belly mollies are highly inbred, and live a short life, from a year to a year and a half.
Food: They require meaty foods, and algae. They need algae-based flake food. They also enjoy brine shrimp, Blood Worms, or tubifex worms.
Breeding: The males have a pointed anal Fin, while the females have a rounded one. Males also have bigger dorsal fins. They are live bearers, and give birth to 10-60 fre-swimming yound every 2 months. They are very easy to breed and need no special requirements
Description: Balloon Belly mollies have a big abdomen, like a balloon, its rounded, and much larger. Males also have large dorsal Fins. They can grow up to 3 inches, even though you purchase them small. They can be Black, White, or Yellow. They can also be 'dalmation' colored.
- Tropical Fish for Freshwater Aquariums: Balloon Molly
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