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Black Sailfin MollyFeature Species Profile - Mollies can survive in brackish water and it improves their health to add a tablespoon of salt per gallon of water. They prefer bushy plants, plenty of swimming room, warmer hard water and some of their own kind. It is best to have a couple of females per male, as the males continually harass the females in order to breed. The Molly comes in a wide variety of colors and three main types: short fin, sail fin and Mexican. Some common names are the Black, Black Lyretail, Gold, Dalmation, Silver Sailfin, Black Sailfin and Gold Sailfin Molly. Sailfin mollies are larger and have a long, broad dorsal fin. The Mexican salfins are somewhat harder to keep and breed.... more

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