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  1. Bluephoenix4462

    Pimafix

    Hello, I used pimafix in my tank yesterday....it says safe for snails. About 2 hours later my snails started falling off the sides of the tank and were curling up into their shells. I immediately removed them into a quarantine tank and they are all fine now. Now my question is when will my main...
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    API PIMAFIX NOT SAFE FOR FRESHWATER SNAILS

    Just found this looking up the same thing, don't know if I will get a reply lol I used pimafix also had to remove all the snails from the main tank. What did you have to do to make the main tank safe again for the snails?
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    Cloudy water issue

    I do a water change when the nitrite says .25ppm. also I was told doing to frequent water changes or large water changes would harm the beneficial bacteria in the tank. Im starting to feel more and more confused about what to do with my tank 😕
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    Cloudy water issue

    I have a large sponge filter and a fluval u3 filter both are up to 40g, tank size is 36 and I have around 30 small fish in the tank but the tank was cloudy even with 12 fish has not gotten worse adding more fish.
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    Cloudy water issue

    I do monthly water changes based on my nitrate and nitrite levels in the tank I will normally do one sooner if the levels start going up. I also vacuum weekly to every 2 weeks.
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    Cloudy water issue

    I will do a water change to get rid of the clarifiers in the water. Now if its a bacterial bloom would adding more beneficial bacteria to the tank help?
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    Cloudy water issue

    Water temperature 78, ammonia 0ppm, nitrite and nitrate 0ppm and pH 6.8. filter fluval U3 and large sponge filter. Not over feeding fish eat all food before hits the bottom. Tank vacuumed monthly for my cycle levels. I've tried api clarifier and tetra clarifier. Tank has been set up for 5...
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    Adding to my 36g community tank

    It says 376ppm is this the right thing?
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    Adding to my 36g community tank

    I know that my pH is 7.2 im not sure about my gh and kh since I am newer at this 😕
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    Adding to my 36g community tank

    Hello, I'm looking for some ideas of what to add to my 36 gallon community tank. So far I have 3 rummy nose, 6 zebra danios, 3 sparkling gourami, 2 panda garra, and 7 corydoras.
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    Need help

    So far so good, hes swimming around alot better and eating good since the heat treatment and food change. Everyone else in the tank is doing great 🙂Im new to Cory's and they've quickly become one of my favorites it the tank. Have a great weekend to thanks 🙂
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    Fluval U3 filter adjustment

    Hello, I was wondering how to adjust the strength of the flow of the fluval U3 filter. I know there is 3 different settings for it, I have it on the top for adding oxygen to the water but the flow is to strong I also have the nozzle directed at the back of the tank to try to slow the flow abit...
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    Hello

    Mine are a bunch of trouble makers but they keep the tank active lol
  14. Bluephoenix4462

    Need help

    Yes they are the Api bottom feeder pellets with shrimp. I am going to be switching them to the Fluval bug bites. I also make sure they all eat at feeding time and the one with problems is still eating good. Today I noticed when looking at him he does have a weird slime that looks like its...
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    Video My fish is sick, how can I help him?

    Make sure you are using a water conditioner to make the water safe for your fish. Using tap water can contain chlorine which is not good for your fish. I use Api stress coat water conditioner and it works great.
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    Need help

    I will start the process of raising the temperature to 86°f. Thank you for the help and I will keep this updated on if it helps.
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    Need help

    Would raising the temperature to 86°f for 2 weeks harm the other fish that I have in the tank or would they be fine since its only for 2 weeks?
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