types of mollies

Embark on an aquatic adventure exploring 14 popular types of Molly fish, each with its distinct colors and patterns, perfect for enhancing your aquarium's beauty.

Balloon Belly Molly

With their unique rounded shape, are available in white, black, and yellow, and prefer a tank larger than 30 gallons.

Black Molly

Black Mollies are hardy and suitable for beginners, thriving in water between 68-82°F and preferring a tank larger than 30 gallons.

Black Sailfin Molly

Darker than the standard Black Molly, has long, flowing fins and reaches a length of 4 inches.

Black Lyretail Molly

With all-black scales and white fin highlights, grow to about 5 inches and are very hardy.

Creamsicle Sailfin Lyretail Molly

The Creamsicle Sailfin Lyretail Molly resembles a creamsicle ice cream with white and gold colors and large, orange-speckled fins.

Dalmatian Molly

Resembling Dalmatian puppies, are peaceful and can grow to almost 5 inches, thriving in tanks larger than 30 gallons.

Dalmatian Lyretail Molly

Dalmatian Lyretail Mollies, generally whiter with small black spots, reach about 3 inches and prefer a tank larger than 30 gallons.

Gold Doubloon Molly

With a bright yellow and black color scheme, require a tank larger than 30 gallons and can grow to 5 inches.

Golden Sailfin Molly

Bright gold in color and capable of reaching 6 inches, prefer hard water and a spacious tank.

Gold Dust Molly

Similar to Black Mollies but with a rich golden color, grow up to 5 inches and like a tank larger than 30 gallons.

Harlequin Sailfin Molly

With a black and white base and gold speckles, can grow to 6 inches and prefer water temperatures between 68-82°F.

Marble Lyretail Molly

Marble Lyretail Mollies, strikingly attractive in black and white, require a tank larger than 30 gallons with a bit of salt in the water.

Platinum Lyretail Molly

with a platinum/gold color, need a tank larger than 30 gallons and are a bit more sensitive to temperature changes.

White/Silver Sailfin Molly

White/Silver Sailfin Mollies, reaching a length of 5 inches, are hardy and comfortable in water pH between 7 and 8.