What fish can you put in a tank with axolotl?

White cloud minnows are peaceful cool water fish that can make excellent tank mates for axolotls. Their lack of spines and shells makes them safe for axolotls to eat.

What fish are most compatible?

Some Suitable Community Fish

Fish Compatibility Best Kept
Harlequin Rasboras Compatible & Peaceful Shoal of 12 or more
Rainbowfish Compatible & Peaceful Shoal of 6 or more
Zebra Danios Compatible & Peaceful Shoal of 6 or more
Discus Compatible & Peaceful Group of 6 if Juveniles or a Pair if Adults

How do you know if fish are compatible?

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.

What fish can you not put together?

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.

Is fish poop toxic?

Fish basically produce two important types of waste. Inorganic ammonia through the gills and organic fish faeces through the rear end. The former is directly toxic, the latter is not. However, the indirect effects of the accumulations of fish poo can be equally devastating.

Can you leave your fish tank light on all night?

Aquarium fish do not need light and it is best that you turn it off during the night. Leaving the light on can cause stress to fish as they need a period of darkness to sleep. Too much light will cause algae to rapidly grow and make your tank look dirty. So the short answer is no, do not leave your lights on.

Can I put a Plecos with an axolotls?

Plecos are definitely not compatible with axolotls for several reasons. One is the difference in needs for ideal living environment. Plecos thrive at warmer temperatures than are safe for an axolotl.