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Breeding log/Share your experience

Breeding Livebearers 08 May 2016
I thought it would be great to start up a breeding/keeping log. To share your experience keeping species of Livebearers for other ALA memebers and aquarists to learn about species. Please share your experience keeping species and please share pictures. My log will be about keeping Xenotoca melan...
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Hello from Wisconsin

Introduce Yourself 03 May 2016
Hi, my name is Kim, and I just joined the ALA after attending the convention in South Bend last weekend. I highly recommend joining!  I had no idea the membership was only $25 per year.   I currently have only 5 tanks.  A few fancy swordtails, mollies, guppies, and platies. Plus an...
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Best Meds to keep on hand?

Help! My Fish is Sick! 03 May 2016
I have 2 questions:   1. What are the best meds to keep on hand?  It's been so long since I needed to use any (I've been lucky since I started up with fish again recently), that I don't remember much of what I used to know.    2. I just got a beautiful pair of HiFin Black B...
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Sold as xiphophorus maculatus showa tricolor

ID my Fish 30 Apr 2016
Hello, I took part on an importation of fish to my country, and bought xiphophorus maculatus showa tricolor, but when they arrived to my house, this was what I got. They seem different from the usual showa tricolor, and I guess they are not, can anyone help me here ?      Tha...
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Hello from Portugal

Introduce Yourself 30 Apr 2016
Hello, I am a fishkeeper from Portugal, at the moment the only type of livebearers I have are heterandria formosa, the common fancy guppy , and Xiphophorus maculatus strains ( calico blue, blue-red, komet) and xiphophorus variatus sunset. ( It's kinda hard to get any type of uncomm...
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