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  1. Colin_T replied to the thread What to add to my tank.

    Hi and welcome to the forum :) What are the tank dimensions (length x width x height)? What is the GH (general hardness) and pH of...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 6:11 AM
  2. Colin_T replied to the thread Parrot Fish Doesn’t Look Good? Help.

    Hi and welcome to the forum :) The fish in the picture has its ovipositor sticking out. This is the egg laying tube that cichlids...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 6:09 AM
  3. Colin_T replied to the thread Male or Female.

    not a hope in hell of telling what sex it is. females are usually fatter around the belly during the breeding season. males are slimmer.

    Jun 16, 2019 at 6:02 AM
  4. Colin_T replied to the thread HI, I'm new member....

    Hi and welcome to the forum :) Any chance of a picture and short 20 second video of the fish? If the pictures are too big for the...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 1:12 AM
  5. Colin_T replied to the thread Sick Platy, wasting away.

    Most of your fish problems would have been from ammonia and nitrite in the water when the tank was cycling. It should have finished by...

    Jun 16, 2019 at 1:01 AM
  6. Colin_T replied to the thread Sick Platy, wasting away.

    How long have you had the fish for? Have you added anything to the tank in the 2 weeks before this started? How long has the tank been...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 10:58 PM
  7. Colin_T replied to the thread Weird worms.

    If the worms are an I shape and white, then they are detritus worms. If the worms are white and have an arrow shaped head they are...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 10:47 PM
  8. Colin_T replied to the thread Mikrogeophagus Ramirezi "extending eyes".

    I have never used it and no idea about what's in esha 2000.

    Jun 15, 2019 at 4:07 PM
  9. Colin_T replied to the thread Where To Get Fish & Water.

    No drinking water, tap water or bottled water should have any bacteria in it. They use chlorine/ chloramine to specifically kill...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 1:48 PM
  10. Colin_T replied to the thread Mikrogeophagus Ramirezi "extending eyes".

    I can't advise on different brands or types of anti-biotics because different countries have different regulations regarding their...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 1:45 PM
  11. Colin_T replied to the thread live plants in betta tank or no?.

    Fin rot is caused by a dirty environment that allows bacteria and other disease organisms to infect the fish. The easiest way to treat...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 1:40 PM
  12. Colin_T replied to the thread Bugs in new aquatic plants?!.

    picture of bugs?

    Jun 15, 2019 at 11:04 AM
  13. Colin_T replied to the thread Why does my tank has a yellow cloud at the bottom?.

    it's something leaching out of the soil you put in the tank. I don't recommend using soil in the tank because it usually causes ammonia...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 11:01 AM
  14. Colin_T replied to the thread Yellow clown pleco??.

    did you wash the zucchini before putting it in the tank? picture? just monitor the fish and as long as none of them start gasping or...

    Jun 15, 2019 at 10:58 AM
  15. Colin_T replied to the thread Cycling question Fluval Spec V.

    Why are you looking for nitrates? Nitrates are the end result of the filter cycle and are not going to go up or down overnight....

    Jun 15, 2019 at 10:24 AM