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    How To Feed My Fish While On Holiday For Two Weeks?!

    Hi all! I'm off to the parent's for Christmas so need to somehow feed my 6 endlers and 4 guppies (and zebra snail). Unfortunately no one is around to come in and feed them, like neighbours or friends so I was hoping someone might be able to recommend a good 'slow release feeder'. I've not heard...
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    Fat Guppy?!

    This is Brian two weeks ago... And this is him now. I think he looks slightly rotund!! We feed them once a day (feed them twice maybe once a week). We have six endlers and four guppies and would feed them 5-6 large flake a day. Then twice a week the tank gets a chopped up pea and once a week...
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    My New 15g Aquarium!

    Hi!! This is the tank! Almost fully stocked I think but may get a couple more endlers or one more guppy and some shrimp later in the year! At the moment we have: 4 male guppies, 6 male endlers and one zebra snail This is Gary the guppy - he's very fond of Fred so they are often together...
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    Dying Guppy

    Tank size: 60 litres pH: 6.6... Hard to say with api kit ammonia: 0 nitrite: 0 nitrate: 5-10 kH: gH: tank temp: 24 Fish Symptoms (include full description including lesion, color, location, fish behavior): struggling to swim Volume and Frequency of water changes: changed 75% on Thursday before...
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    How Much Water To Change Before Adding Fish?

    Hoping to add some fish tomorrow but can't seem to find where on the forum it says what percentage to change? Nitrates are 80ppm. Thanks
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    Finally Getting Some Fish!

    Finally getting some fish this weekend! Very excited! For those that don't know, we have a 15gal tank which is cycled - 60x30x35. pH is 7.4ish. Water is very soft (oh, the joys of Manchester!) 1) Initially going to start with the lower levels then add a couple more fish in a week or so I...
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    Quick Question

    Last few days my nitrites have been falling within about 18 hours after a dose of 3ppm ammonia. Yesterday afternoon I put in a bit more than 3ppm - didn't check it afterwards but it will have been 30-40% more ammonia. Not sure why... Mad moment probably. To tonight nitrites were still at 5ppm...
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    How To Improve My Tank!

    Just finishing cycling my second ever tank - my first tank was over ten years ago so I can't remember much of what was in it. Hope that some of you whizzes will have some much needed advice for this tank! Some initial thoughts are: 1) Unsure what the inhabitants will be yet but I am really keen...
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    Ideal Guppy Setup

    Hi! Considering getting some guppies when my 15gal tank is cycled. I am wondering what kind of number of guppies would be suitable - 6 maybe? I had a look at the guppy profile that William did but it didn't mention how big a group they like to be in? If they prefer to be in smaller groups...
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    Cycling Tank

    Hi, Cycling a 60l tank at the moment. The tank itself has been set up around 4 weeks now. We added some mature media a few weeks ago but had a few mishaps by using really weak ammonia which didn't get up to concentration so we had to wait for the kleen off to be delivered. Which came on...
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    My Boyfriend Has Fallen In Love With A Figure 8...

    Cycling a tank at the moment having been out of fishkeeping for 4 years or so during uni. So me and my boyfriend decided to get a 60 litre tank and so I'm trying to get some ideas for fish to stock. As with anything, what I would like is very different to what my boyfriend likes... We went to...
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    Am I Adding Ammonia Correctly?!

    I used the calculator on the forum to calculate the amount of ammonia it was estimated to give my 60 litre tank 5ppm ammonia. It suggested 3.16ml of ammonia so I added 3 pipettes and a bit and left the tank. This was wednesday but I couldn't check the concentration because my API test kit only...
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    Pygmy Cory And Gravel

    Hi! Setting up a 60l tank at the mo - fishless cycling so will be a while til I get the little critters. JW what the consensus is on gravel and pygmy cories? I would love to have some. The gravel is not too sharp but obviously don't want to risk hurting them... Also if they wouldn't be happy in...
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    *wanted* Celestial Pearl Danios

    Hi! Went into my LFS (the Abyss) in Manchester and asked for some of these and the guy looked at me funny... Is there anywhere I can get these? I'm looking for a small group around 6-7 please! Even if someone knows a shop that sells them...
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    Homebase Ammonia Concentration?

    Just bought some homebase value ammonia and no one in store could tell me what the concentration is. Will it be standard 9.5% do you think? Thanks
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    Filter Media... What Do I Need?

    Hi!! Hoping someone can help me get my head around filters. I'm spending my few days off trying to really understand cycling and setting up my tank before I go ahead and do it! No half arsed jobs this time! Anyway, was just reading the 'know your filter media' post by Neale which is pinned in...
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    Stocking Suggestions

    I've recently got a second hand 60cm x 30cm x 35cm (approx 60 litres) tank. Going to start cycling as soon as I have my heater and ammonia :) I have kept fish in the past in a similar sized juwel aquarium - had various mollies, guppies, angelfish, neon, harlequins etc over the years. I've high...
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