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  1. Colin_T replied to the thread Tetra foods.

    You buy dry brineshrimp eggs and hatch them in salt water. If you keep the dry eggs in the fridge or freezer they last for years and you...

    Feb 22, 2019 at 10:54 AM
  2. Colin_T replied to the thread Rainbow Fish Stocking Options.

    Yes you can mix different species of rainbowfish but try to keep species that grow to the same size. Keep even numbers of males (2, 4,...

    Feb 22, 2019 at 10:43 AM
  3. Colin_T replied to the thread Pleco Died, Platy sick? Also wood question..

    Normally you can use salt and medication together, however the pleco will not like salt and you can only use the medication at half...

    Feb 22, 2019 at 10:32 AM
  4. Colin_T replied to the thread Help my poor fishy!.

    I haven't read any of the above so if you have already commented, then disregard what I say. If you have a male Betta and it is in a...

    Feb 22, 2019 at 12:34 AM
  5. Colin_T replied to the thread Pleco Died, Platy sick? Also wood question..

    Get some 10-20 litre buckets and use a permanent marker to write "FISH ONLY" on them. Use them for the fish and nothing else. You can...

    Feb 22, 2019 at 12:24 AM
  6. Colin_T replied to the thread Opinions on ammonia remover?.

    You changed the filter media and removed the bacteria that would be breaking down the ammonia and converting it into nitrite and...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:25 PM
  7. Colin_T replied to the thread 24 days into fishless cycle. NOTHING but ammonia!.

    Is there something rotting in the tank (possibly in the substrate) that is causing the ammonia? Is there a pre-filter above the...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:18 PM
  8. Colin_T replied to the thread New Plants.

    Most people rinse them under tap water and check them for snails or snail eggs (small clumps of clear jellylike blobs on the leaves or...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:10 PM
  9. Colin_T replied to the thread My Dwarf Gourami is acting strange.

    If the fish can't swim properly and sinks back to the bottom after swimming, then it could have a swim bladder problem or an internal...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:07 PM
  10. Colin_T replied to the thread New CO2.

    Food grade is fine to use. It is simply a cleaner version of CO2 that has less impurities.

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:02 PM
  11. Colin_T replied to the thread 1 of my fish is only swimming at surface of the water.

    Fish living in a glass aquarium without a background or substrate stress out and show poor colouration. You have gravel and that...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 10:01 PM
  12. Colin_T replied to the thread Tetra foods.

    All fish should be fed a variety of foods to maximise nutrition and variety in their life. Dry, freeze dried, frozen, live and fresh but...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 9:35 PM
  13. Colin_T replied to the thread Opinions on ammonia remover?.

    Ammonia removers can be used in emergency situations. However, if you have an ammonia problem you need to find out why and fix that....

    Feb 21, 2019 at 9:22 PM
  14. Colin_T replied to the thread Please advise.

    Hi and welcome to the forum :) How much light do you have on the tank and how long is the light on for each day? What is the general...

    Feb 21, 2019 at 9:54 AM
  15. Colin_T replied to the thread Angelfish breeding.

    Leave the pr in the community tank for a few batches. The other fish will distract the adults and help the angelfish form a better bond....

    Feb 21, 2019 at 12:27 AM