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  1. Byron replied to the thread Stocking options?.

    Neon Tetra in a group of 8 could manage, but I would not recommend this; they should have more space. There are several species well...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 7:33 PM
  2. Byron rated seangee's post Agree in the thread HELP - injured red bellied pirhana.

    You have been lucky for 7 months. 4 Pirhana in a 60G can only end one way. Does this mean you have 2 Pirhana tanks? Last month you...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 4:34 PM
  3. Byron replied to the thread very small firemouth female and reclusive behaviour.

    Thanks, these results give us some indication. First, nitrite above \zero is always a sign of trouble. Now, the test strip may be less...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 4:27 PM
  4. Byron replied to the thread Nitrate spike!.

    The store advice was as wrong as any advice could be, there is no point in pussyfooting around this. You asked when you would see...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 4:12 PM
  5. Byron replied to the thread Bloated fish.

    Yes, not all fish foods are the same or as healthy. The first thing you look for are additives/fillers/binders like cereals, meal, etc....

    Jul 19, 2019 at 1:35 PM
  6. Byron replied to the thread Stocking options?.

    Yes, me too. But we are here to learn and it is all related. I use my tap water "as is" because it is basically zero GH and KH. The...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 12:58 PM
  7. Byron replied to the thread Stocking options?.

    Thank you very much. I moved the end of May so knowing I would have less space and only wanting my smaller tanks, I gave away/sold my...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 12:29 PM
  8. Byron replied to the thread Bloated fish.

    This was and is a concern with validity. The Hikari brand is supposedly free of any such risk. I'm not saying it is, I am not a...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 12:17 PM
  9. Byron attached a file to the thread Stocking options?.

    The problems hard water causes are all internal and you cannot see any external signs, unless of course it is really off but more likely...

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  10. Byron replied to the thread Stocking options?.

    Your question has confused me...these are freshwater fish.

    Jul 19, 2019 at 11:40 AM
  11. Byron replied to the thread Bloated fish.

    Freeze dried foods need to be thoroughly soaked in water before placing in the tank to feed. If these foods are being fed here this...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 11:37 AM
  12. Byron replied to the thread Stocking options?.

    If we are both still here three or four years from now, I would venture to say you will not have them then. This is the thing with...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 11:29 AM
  13. Byron replied to the thread Stocking options?.

    As the green neon tetra (also known as false neon tetra, though genetically it is much closer to the cardinal tetra), Paracheirodon...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 10:32 AM
  14. Byron replied to the thread What to add to my tank.

    I missed this earlier, sorry. Neither of these products is safe for fish. Tetra's Easy Balance makes impossible claims. You do not...

    Jul 19, 2019 at 10:25 AM
  15. Byron replied to the thread Stocking options?.

    I thought we had sorted out the GH previously, but I cannot find it going back through this thread. GH is the general or total hardness...

    Jul 18, 2019 at 7:29 PM