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  1. Callisto405

    Help identify disease

    Any idea what this is? Fungus, ich or something else. Located on left pectoral fin and tail. Thanks
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    Setting up a betta breeding tank?

    So I'm setting up a new betta breeding tank and have everything set up, seasoned driftwood, plants, heater, almond leaves and a seasoned filter. Well it's actually a pre-filter but it's very large and has been in there a few months and I converted it into a regular sponge filter and I cleaned...
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    How do I gravel clean when the tank is close to the floor?

    I modified a 10 Gallon tank stand to hold 2 10 gallon tanks instead of one. The new tank only sits off the ground about 4 inches. I could take the stand apart drill new holes and move the floor of the stand up a few more inches but I don’t want to do all that. So the question is, can I clean it...
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    Mystery Fry?

    what are these little fish stuck to the wall of a small temporary betta holding tank. Female betta. Other fish include Mollies, swordtails, SAE, Corydoras and a pleco. Any ideas? There are only 2 I can see and they are NOT free swimming yet so I know it's not mollies or swordtails
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    Can these Bettas breed

    Are these 2 bettas the same type. If they are or are not can they still breed?
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    Red open gill

    My fish is breathing hard and has 1 open red gill. Is it bgd?
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    How long does API general cure stay good for

    I bought a box of API General Cure today and noticed to expire date is 11/2023. I would have thought it would last longer than 2 years if unopened. Is it a ploy by the retailer to get you to buy it more often or does it actually degrade that quick. What do you think? I like to stock up on stuff
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    New H.O.B Filter

    Tank is a 55g and has been cycled and running great for 6 months. How long do I run my old hob with my new H.O.B until it's colonized. I'm assuming around a month. Can I kick start it by adding some media directly on the filter? What say you!
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    Instant Cycling Betta Tank

    The other day my dad came home with 3 gallon cube tank w/ a betta and 2 small whisker shrimp. He asked me to set it up for him. I reminded him that the tank should have been cycled before buying a fish. So what I did is take a piece of extra sponge I keep in my tank (for this exact purpose) and...
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    sick fish

    I have a black neon that has 1 open red gill and looks inflamed, fish also looks dull looking. It's been the same for 3 days. the fish won't eat either. It's been in a quarantine tank since I bought it. It was the only one left in the store and since I had 2 at home already I thought I would...
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    Outdoor aquarium fish?

    I would like to start a fish tank outside on the lanai. I live in southern florida. What type of fish would this be possible with? I could get a heater to help in the winter time but what would i do about the heat of the summer. I don't have a $1,000 for a chiller either. Any thoughts?
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    Is this good filtration

    Is this good enough filtration for my tank? I took out the thin stock throw away filter and replaced it with this Fluval foam. My filter is an AQUA-Tech 10-20. 10 gallon tank. 6 Ember Tetras, 5 green kubotai rasboras, 2 corries and 3 hatchet fish. I do water changes every 5-7 days. Any suggestions?
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    Harlequin Rasbora

    My Rasboras were doing a little dance in my nano tank. They would be side by side pointed in opposite directions, even touching bodies they were so close. We're they spawning?
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    What kind of tetra is this

    Got this by mistake in a bag of fish. Can't figure what species it is. It's the fish with the black stripes and red tail
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    Treating a very sick fish

    This cory was a rescue from a very neglected tank. He was totally on the verge of death. If a strong current of water came and knocked him on his side, he would lay there and look dead for a minute because he was to weak to move, I swore he was dead looking at him but he would eventually right...
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    Whats the preferred choice for water

    I would like to know the preferred choice of water for aquariums amongst the advanced fish community
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    10g Planted Tank

    5 Rasboras, 5 Neons, 4 Ember Tetras, 2 Corys (1 Panda and 1 albino), 3 hatchet fish and a couple mystery snails. I know it's a bit overcrowded but I really love the Hatchet fish and had to get 3 when I saw them. I'll just have to make sure nitrate levels don't spike
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    Fish dead after water change

    I have a 29 gallon tank that has been cycled for 2 months and have had no problems. I have been doing 25% water changes every week for the last 2 months since I added fish and have had no problems. Today I decided to do a 50% change due to high nitrates. The water temperature was exactly...
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    My 10 gallon tank

    Here's my try at a 10 gallon planted tank. Tank has 5 neons, 4 ember tetras, 5 Rasboras, and 7 congo tetras ( probably going to transfer them to my 55 gallon I'm setting up) and 2 gold mystery snails. Should I use any root tabs on root bearing plants, already using liquid fertilizer. Pease feel...
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    Fish dying

    It all started 4 days ago when my dad bought 3 Siamese algae eaters and 3 panda corydoras. 10 gallon tank. Small tank I know. He said they were in the car for a few hours. When we put them in the tank they looked very grey in color. The next day 1 was belly up. All the corys and other algae...
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