Can I keep guppies, mollies and platies in same tank?

Coradee

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They can live together depending on the tank size & the sexes as guppies can interbreed with Mollies so if you keep those together it's a good idea to just have males to prevent possible interbreeding.

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Hi and welcome!

Can I ask what size your tank is? Is it cycled? Normally you should be able to keep the above together provided you have a large enough tank.
 

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TMK, yeah, just make sure to get the same gender of guppy and molly, as those two can interbreed. Also, these fish are all high waste producers so make sure to have a fairly decent sized tank.

Lots of fish can go with guppies, as long as the tank requirements are the same. I kept mine with cories and glofish danios, just make sure to get proper schools if you get schooling tankmates.
 
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Thank you all. I have 5 gallon fish tank. and its cycled. I wanted to keep goldfish but now I am not sure about it
 

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In a 5 gallon I wouldn't add any more fish it's a bit small for your guppies too, if you can I'd suggest you upgrade to at least a 10 gallon.
You still couldn't have goldfish or Mollies but a platy with a few guppies would be ok in a 10.
 

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Agree with Coradee, mollies, platies, guppies, or goldfish won't work in a 5 gallon, sorry. For a five gallon, your options are very limited. You could do a betta and some shrimp or snails if you wanted.
 

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Ohh.. Can I keep betta in my guppy community?
Definitely no if you're a beginner. Bettas are a huge wild card. They can seem fine at first with their tankmates and then you come home to a massacre and the betta swimming proudly about
 

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I'd think all you could fit was one more fish, take care not to put too many. My 5gallon always has 3 1-1.5 in fish, so I think you should just add one more guppy.
 

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I'd think all you could fit was one more fish, take care not to put too many. My 5gallon always has 3 1-1.5 in fish, so I think you should just add one more guppy.
What type of fish do you have in your 5? Depending on the species they may or may not work.
 

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guppies, but once those die out/if I transfer them elsewhere I think I'm gonna go with a betta because I'm learning that very few fish are happy in a 5gal.
 
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