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Danios are generally very active and fun to watch. In terms of their diet, they will be more than happy with fish flakes. A perfect fish for the community tank. Platies are a very peaceful fish which will live peacefully with any other non-aggressive fish.
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Mollies are a versatile fish which can survive in both freshwater and saltwater aquariums if the changes are made gradually. They are great for beginners because they are extremely hardy, and are not as aggressive as some other tropical fish.
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